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 (hă-sho͝or′, hăsh′o͝or)
One of the short lines used on maps to shade or to indicate slopes and their degree and direction.
tr.v. (hă-sho͝or′) ha·chured, ha·chur·ing, ha·chures
To make hatching on (a map).

[French, from Old French, from hacher, to crosshatch; see hatch3.]


A method of representing relief upon a map or chart by shading in short disconnected lines drawn in the direction of the slopes.
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For terrain Groser generally used hachuring or stippling, like Wightman, but in special cases where terrain was all important, he was able to resort to a technique that had been unavailable to his predecessors, because among his talents was landscape painting (he won the Wynne Prize in 1961) and he had mastered the laborious method of pen shading (Fig.
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Extremely detailed 1873 map Prussia with relief shown by exquisite hachuring.
Slope hachuring was explored extensively by both Swiss and German cartographers who developed a standardized method of representing slopes using thick and thin hachures allowing both the identification of slope aspect as well as the differentiation between steep and flat terrain (Imhof 2007).