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]
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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)
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relief map

ncarta in rilievo
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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.
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Lineaments that carried out from shaded relief map with multi-illumination directions (0[degrees], 45[degrees], 90[degrees] and 135[degrees]) most coincided with the drainage pattern of study area-according to the crossing maps between drainage pattern map and both lineament maps (Table 1) mostly resemble a negative system lines in the area, It is clearly to issue that, there is good relationship between these lineaments and drainage pattern system distribution especially with first and second river orders, on the other hand the extracted lineaments of shaded relief image with sun angle of (180[degrees], 225[degrees], 270[degrees], and 315[degrees]) are mostly resemble a positive system lines in the area.
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