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  • 1 Contour line — This article is about lines of equal value in maps and diagrams. For more meanings of the word contour , see Contour (disambiguation). The bottom part of the diagram shows some contour lines with a straight line running through the location of… …

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  • 2 map — mappable, adj. mapper, n. /map/, n., v., mapped, mapping. n. 1. a representation, usually on a flat surface, as of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships… …

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  • 3 Map — /map/, n. Walter, c1140 1209?, Welsh ecclesiastic, poet, and satirist. Also, Mapes /mayps, may peez/. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an… …

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  • 4 MAP — See modified American plan. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an area of the Earth or of any celestial body. Globes are maps represented on… …

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  • 5 Cartographic relief depiction — Terrain or relief is an essential aspect of physical geography, and as such its portrayal presents a central problem in cartography, and more recently GIS and 3D Visualization.The most obvious way to depict relief is to imitate it at scale, as in …

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  • 6 Map symbolization — Examples of possible symbols for use on maps for the National Park Service. Map Symbolization is the characters, letters, or similar graphic representations used on a map to indicate an object or characteristic in the real world. Contents …

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  • 7 County Kilkenny — For other uses, see Kilkenny (disambiguation). County Kilkenny Contae Chill Chainnigh Coat of a …

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  • 8 Terrain — Terrain, or relief, is the third or vertical dimension of land surface. When relief is described underwater, the term bathymetry is used. Topography has recently become an additional synonym, though in many parts of the world it retains its… …

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  • 9 Treadmill — A treadmill is a piece of indoor sporting equipment used to allow for the motions of running or walking while staying in one place. The word treadmill traditionally refers to a type of mill which was operated by a person or animal treading steps… …

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  • 10 List of magnetic hills — A magnetic, or gravity hill is an optical illusion where a downwards slope appears upwards. This article is a list of such locations. Many have no specific name and are instead often simply referred to as Gravity Hill or Magnetic Hill… …

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  • 11 Zion Canyon — Mukuntuweap Zion Canyon viewed from the canyon floor …

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  • 12 contour line — A line on a map or chart connecting points of equal elevation …

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  • 13 Sextant — This article is about the sextant as used for navigation. For the astronomer s sextant, see Sextant (astronomical). : For the history and development of the sextant see Reflecting instruments A sextant is an instrument generally used to measure… …

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  • 14 Field of the Cloth of Gold — The Field of Cloth of Gold, also known as the Field of Golden Cloth (French: Le Camp du Drap d Or ) is the name given to a place in Balinghem, between Guînes and Ardres, in France, near Calais. It was the site of a spectacular meeting that took… …

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  • 15 Tiger bush — Aerial view of a tiger bush plateau in Niger. Vegetation appears in dark while lighter pixels represent bare soil. The distance between successive vegetated bands varies between 60 and 120 meters. Corona KH 4A satellite reconnaissance system… …

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  • 16 contourline — contour line n. A line on a map that joins points of equal elevation. * * * …

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  • 17 cartography — cartograph /kahr teuh graf , grahf /, n. cartographer, n. cartographic /kahr teuh graf ik/, cartographical, adj. cartographically, adv. /kahr tog reuh fee/, n. the production of maps, including construction of projections, design, compilation,… …

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  • 18 contour line — 1. a line joining points of equal elevation on a surface. 2. the representation of such a line on a map. 3. Math. a line parallel to a trace. Cf. trace1 (def. 11). Also called contour, level curve, level line. [1835 45] * * * …

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  • 19 contour line — noun A line on a map through points of equal elevation, often height above sea level. See Also: isopleth …

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  • 20 sunken pan —    An evaporation pan buried in the ground for equal elevation of the water surface with the ground surface [16] …

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