hypsometric map


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hypsometric map

[‚hip·sə′me·trik ′map]
(mapping)
In topographic surveying, a map giving elevations by contours, or sometimes by means of shading, tinting, or batching.

relief map, hypsometric map

A map depicting the configuration of the earth’s surface, called the relief, by means of contours, form lines, hachures, shading, tinting, or relief models.