shaded-relief map

shaded-relief map

[′shād·əd ri¦lēf ‚map]
(mapping)
A map of an area whose relief is made to appear three-dimensional by the hill-shading method.
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Like most programs that portray the Moon in detail (including some star-charting software), Virtual Moon Atlas utilizes a black-and-white shaded-relief map compiled by the U.S.
Shaded-relief maps show features described in the text.
The Earth, Moon, and Mars are represented as detailed shaded-relief maps with many named features, while the other bodies of the solar system are based on spacecraft images.