depth contour


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depth contour

A line connecting points of equal depth below the hydrographic datum. Also called bathymetric contour or depth curve.
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Forest Service roads and trails, and lake depth contour data to its topographic, aerial and satellite base maps.
I knew from past experience the weeds didn't mirror a depth contour or bottom-content change; in fact the long, thin weedpatch had sprouted perpendicular to a slow taper from 5 down to 10 feet.
Depth Contour Tracking (DCT)--which enables the vessel to follow a specific ledge.
1]) were found in a patch further offshore around the 30-m depth contour.
To determine the abundance of adult giant kelp (length [greater than or equal to] 1 m) and sub-adult giant kelp (length < 1 m, species identifiable), as well as rare algal and invertebrate species, 1-2 50 m band transects were laid out along a depth contour starting at each site marker buoy.
Numbers of each sex and the 200 m depth contour are marked on each figure.
The expedition will follow the 3,000 ft depth contour line into the Gulf of Mexico, spending considerable time working within 5 to 100 miles of the Deepwater Horizon site.
Building on the popularity of the BlueChart product family, the revised mapping data will add increased dimension and standardized information to the Garmin marine chart offerings, and will allow the user to define colors to depth contour ranges.
MapSend Lakes USA gives customers an edge with map detail and navigation information such as shorelines, depth contour lines and shore facilities, including gas docks, boat ramps and marinas.
These charts may be preloaded with depth contours, public fishing spots, buoys, danger areas and other features.
In addition to depth contours, LakeVu HD also displays detailed shorelines, dock outlines, streams, channels, fishing spots and roads.