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Contour map   /kˈɑntˌʊr mæp/   Listen
Contour map

A map having contour lines through points of equal elevation.  Synonym: relief map.

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"Contour map" Quotes from Famous Books

... expel him, refusing all orders which exceeded the limited working forces at his command. He chartered the corns on many noble feet; he measured the gouty toe of a Duke to the fraction of a millimetre, and made a contour map of all its elevations from the main peak to the foot-hills; and it was said that a still more Exalted Personage occasionally walked on leather of ...
— Mad Shepherds - and Other Human Studies • L. P. Jacks

Words linked to "Contour map" :   map

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