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a map that shows the configuration and height of the land surface, usually by means of contours
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relief map[ri′lēf ‚map]
A map of an area showing the topographic relief.
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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.
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A three-dimensional map in which valleys and mountains are formed with colors and shading to look as they actually look.
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