hachuring


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hachuring

hachuring
A method of representing relief on a map or chart by shading in short disconnected lines drawn in the direction of the steepest slope.
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Similarly, relief was hand rendered for each map background that I have re-drawn, following the traditional hachuring style of the nineteenth century cartographer, only using current data as a guide.
Official maps, published by the Department of Lands and Survey (DL&S), were limited to cadastral mapping supplemented by indications of the bush cover and the terrain by variations of hachuring.
This map principally showed relief, drainage, features and some of the main pastoral stations and is extraordinary because of the large amount of hachuring and shading used to depict the terrain found in the known-parts of the new colony (Figure 1).
15) The third map covered the new pastoral district of Kennedy and again hachuring was used widely to show relief.