contour interval
Difference in elevation between two adjacent contour lines.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • contour interval — the difference in elevation represented by each contour line on a topographic map. * * * …   Universalium

  • contour interval — noun The difference in elevation represented by the space between adjacent contour lines …   Wiktionary

  • contour interval —   the difference in elevation (height above sea level) between adjacent contour lines …   Geography glossary

  • contour interval — /kɒntɔr ˈɪntəvəl/ (say kontawr intuhvuhl) noun the difference in elevation represented by each contour line on a map …   Australian English dictionary

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