contour interval


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contour interval

n
(Physical Geography) the difference in altitude represented by the space between two contour lines on a map

contour interval

Difference in elevation between two adjacent contour lines.
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The original contour interval is 5 m, and the output DEM data is in the form of an ASCII grid text file with a grid cell size of 2 m.
For smaller sites, the scale of the map may need to be smaller and the contour interval as precise as 1 foot between the lines.
The equipment and procedures used to collect the data are influenced by the scale of the map and the contour interval that will be used.
Site maps were also produced using the GPS and two-foot contour interval data that were provided by LPL.
Verify the contour interval from the map information.
Utilizing too coarse or too fine a contour interval will mask important geochemical trends.
The anomaly is defined by the 100 ppm contour interval.
Drained wetlands with the lowest restoration priority were located in the 270- to 280-m contour interval receiving [less than] 500 MT (550 t) of sediment per year.
Two-ft contour interval maps are generally used for preliminary design and site planning; in rolling terrain conditions, this contour interval provides a comprehensive representation of land features.
2 gram) contour interval having an average soil value of 785 ppb (0.
contour interval by using standard software superimposing it on village map with scale 1 5000 showing Prohibited line( Blue line) & Restricted line (Red line) along with mapping of structures & other details etc.