contour line(redirected from Height Contours)
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A line on a map that joins points of equal elevation.
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(Physical Geography) a line on a map or chart joining points of equal height or depth. Often shortened to: contour
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a line representing the locus of points at the same elevation on a topographic surface.
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A line on a map joining points of the same elevation.
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A line on a map or chart connecting points of equal elevation.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
A line on a map that connects points of equal height.
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|Noun||1.||contour line - a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height|
thalweg - a line following the lowest points of a valley
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