relief map


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relief map

n.
A map that depicts land configuration, usually with contour lines.

relief map

n
(Physical Geography) a map that shows the configuration and height of the land surface, usually by means of contours

relief′ map`


n.
a map showing the relief of an area, usu. by generalized contour lines.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.relief map - a map having contour lines through points of equal elevationrelief 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

relief map

ncarta in rilievo
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A lesser man might have wallowed in depression and loneliness, but Rizal took it as a challenge and applied everything he knew to making his place of exile a better place: He ran a school and medical clinic there; he made the plaza beautiful by lining it with trees and building a relief map of Mindanao across the church; he built a water system for the town; he taught its residents how to fish with a net, and amused them with simple magic tricks that some mistook for divine power.
For David Cameron and his environment ministers to understand why experts and critics are saying the latest amount of money allocated for flood defences in the North West was woefully inadequate, they must study the relief map of Britain more closely.
A complete relief map of the camp can be re-created on a permanent surface complete with pretzel log cabins and fencing, bread-dough horses, a blue gelatin pool, marshmallows, graham crackers, and even chocolate for a s'mores house contest.
Set among the etchings is a plastic relief map of a territory rendered anonymous by the want of any labeling, save that of the title of the piece itself -- "The Revenge of Geography: Beirut.
As a child growing up in Nairobi we had this relief map in our school playground which had hills and mountains and, extraordinarily, Hadrian's Wall.
Another is the table-size relief map of Iwo Jima used for briefings prior to the US Marine Corps's invasion of the island in February 1945.
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