planimetric map


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planimetric map

A map representing only the horizontal position of features. Sometimes called a line map. See also map.
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A large-scale planimetric map is a great aid in co-ordinating this advance planning and very useful to the tactical troops both prior to and after the landing has been made.
The benefit of this method is that utility collection would take place with the same process utilized to create the planimetric map.
It may be possible for the same data, for example some terrain information, to be represented by a DTM mesh, a rendered perspective view, or a planimetric map.