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See radio-source structure.

Contour map

A topographic map that portrays relief by the use of contour lines which connect points of equal elevation; the closer the spacing of lines, the greater relative slope in that area.

contour map

[′kän‚tu̇r ‚map]
(mapping)
A map displaying topographic or structural contour lines.

contour map

A topographic map which portrays relief by the use of contour lines which connect points of equal elevation; the closer the spacing of the lines, the greater the relative slope.
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The interpretation of real complex geomorphic features from contour maps remains challenging, and the objective of this study is to continue improving the methods for interpolation of gridded DEM data based on such maps.
1998) and naming countries in a contour map (Barrett and Farroni 1996).
Scientific Computer Applications MCS contour map software contours the San Andreas Fault map down to-20,000 meters (-65,616 ft or approximately 12 miles).
From the contour map, potential noise hazardous areas within the facility are identified by comparing their noise levels with the permissible noise exposure limits.
A perusal of water table contour map shows that the general direction of groundwater is from north-west to south-east with little variations at places caused by the local factors.
If an extra variable is plotted on a graph, capabilities for 3-D XYZ graphs, contour maps or surface maps are included in the package.
The data collected are entered into a computer that can construct contour maps that flag insect population centers needing treatment.
NOISE contour maps, right, released by JLA yesterday show how increased traffic will expose more people to noise pollution.
A detailed description of the transient airborne transmission was obtained based on the contour maps of tracer gas propagation from its release source to other locations.