topographic map


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top′ograph′ic map′


n.
a map showing topographic features, usu. by means of contour lines. Compare contour map.

topographic map

A map that presents the vertical position of features in measurable form as well as their horizontal positions. See also map.
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Research has focused on developing automated cartographic generalization for the hydrography theme to furnish, from high-resolution data, smaller scale representations, or intermediate levels of detail that are sufficient for a range of topographic map scales.
The maps are based on and aligned to the existing 1:25,000 scale mapsheet grid across the state and have been designed so that four of the 1:30,000 scale maps will fit into a single existing 1:25,000 scale topographic map.
Once the Xi-100 topographic map of the sample is obtained, the analysis software is used to isolate, define and characterize the peaks and valleys found on the sample surface.
Wearing the glasses makes the topographic maps jump out at you in true 3D movie-like fashion.
The main objective was to determine if dual-frequency, high-precision GPS receivers in kinematic mode with real-time differential corrections could collect ground surface three-dimensional position data to produce a topographic map.
In addition, MyTopo provides USGS topographic map quads, public land maps, and game management unit maps.
The goal of the program is to eventually reach the same level of feature content as included on a traditional USGS topographic map product.
These datasets depict standard topographic map features such as roads, contours, rivers, lakes, built-up areas, tree cover, spot heights, etc.
Westervelt's group] is looking at rivers flowing in the landscape, and we're making a topographic map of the landscape," Ashoori says.
The Professional Surveyor shall perform field topographic, planimetric, and utility surveys, office computations, 3D mapping and aerial photography for use in developing a planimetric and topographic map of the McCarty Ranch site.
These maps and images are a national treasure, but the average primary series topographic map is twenty-three years old.
Users are promised instant navigation from a USGS topographic map to an aerial photo.