topographical map


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topographical map

A map that presents the vertical position of features in measurable form as well as their horizontal position.
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Students colored their blank maps using the topographical map as reference.
An important method of topographical map analysis is the construction of topographic profiles, which are the graphic representation of graduated elevations along a line segment drawn on a map.
Imus has married the best of road map specifics with the intricacies of topographical map detail to create a useful guide that does more than tell us how many miles it is between, say, Prineville and the John Day Fossil Beds monument (83), or whether we can expect two-lane blacktop or single-lane gravel.
First, get your hands on both the topographical map and the aerial photo of the property you plan to hunt next fall.
SAN FRANCISCO - Their wild-card ticket punched and their first-round playoff destination set, the Dodgers could trace the route from here to a pennant and marvel Sunday at how close it looks on the baseball's new topographical map.
The lines disappear and turn into cragged white shapes on black that resemble a topographical map, evoking the wilderness charted in Byrd's books.
But for practical matters, you could probably just overlay the point and route data onto a topographical map or aerial photo and see how they align.
Liberally included in the text are small b/w prints and reproduced paintings of the era plus a series of excellent maps, although a serious reader will need a large topographical map of the area as a reference because Utley gives specific geographical details of his heroes' wanderings.
If past behavior is any indicator of future performance, our industry's peaks are short-lived and the bottom troughs are long-lived, much like looking at a topographical map of the Earth--mountain tops are small and valleys are wide.
When used in conjunction with a GPS or topographical map, it allows you to determine your location and the direction you're heading in, no matter the weather, the ruggedness of the terrain, or whether it's day or night.
The topographical map shows areas around the towns of Kaimon and Ei and appears to have been based on a Japanese map that was several decades old, they said, adding it was made water-resistant and bore no markings.