topographic map

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top′ograph′ic map′


n.
a map showing topographic features, usu. by means of contour lines. Compare contour map.

topographic map

A map that presents the vertical position of features in measurable form as well as their horizontal positions. See also map.
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Topographic mapping to include: roadway improvements (curb and gutter, cross gutters, driveways, street lights), utility improvements (manholes, vaults, meter boxes, power poles and guy wires), the edge of existing grave sites directly adjacent to the project area and other existing site improvements.
Based on comparisons between the satellite topographic mapping and over nine thousand ground survey points from 2D seismic lines, the accuracy of the Taza Block satellite topographic mapping is 26 centimeters in elevation.
The team became known as the Cartographic Research group and was supported by the Cooperative Topographic Mapping, Geographic Analysis and Monitoring, and Land Remote Sensing programs of the Geography Discipline of the USGS from 19992005.
There are some huge deficiencies in the states topographic mapping, said Marc Luiken, Deputy Commissioner of Aviation for the State of Alaska Department of Transportation.
Topographic Mapping Company now offers LandScape[TM], the company's online GIS solution.
It is an online topographic mapping system that delivers an A4 size standard topographic map of anywhere in Victoria.
It is an automated topographic mapping system, which dynamically produces topographic content using digital data.
recently unveiled their State Explorer BLM Edition, which is a comprehensive topographic mapping system that provides high quality 1:100,000 scale Bureau of Land Management maps with full-feature interactive and map customization software.
An airborne lab equipped with a sophisticated radar system has started a three-week series of 11 flights aimed at topographic mapping, earthquake and volcano research, and hydrology.
Customers use GeoSAR map products in a variety of applications including: topographic mapping, 3D visualization, oil & gas exploration, corridor mapping, flood modeling, wetlands mapping, forestry, and archeology.
Prior Information Notice: Topographic mapping of the faroe islands.
Based on comparisons between the satellite topographic mapping and thousands of ground survey points on similar projects, the accuracy of the satellite topographic mapping is expected to be about 30 centimeters.