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contour map

n.
A map showing elevations and surface configuration by means of contour lines.

con′tour map`


n.
a topographic map on which the shape of the land surface is shown by contour lines, the relative spacing of the lines indicating the relative slope of the surface.
[1860–65]

contour map

A map that shows elevations above sea level and surface features of the land by means of contour lines.
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Noun1.contour map - a map having contour lines through points of equal elevationcontour map - a map having contour lines through points of equal elevation
map - a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
Translations

contour map

ncarta a curve di livello
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