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relief map

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

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

relief map

ncarta in rilievo
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At the highest the effect was that of a concave relief map; Bert saw the dark and crowded land everywhere intersected by shining waters, saw the Hudson River like a spear of silver, and Lower Island Sound like a shield.
Road maps might be on their last legs, thanks to GPS navigation and Google Earth, but if you want to understand how to navigate around some of the world's major cities and get a history lesson at the same time, check out the selection of relief maps from 4D Cityscape Time Puzzles.
For example, the authors include relief maps of Samaria or Galilee, summarizing its physical features, and then offer a summary of known human occupation from the Paleolithic period to the first century CE.
Several papers make use of detailed but nuanced shaded relief maps of digital elevation models of LiDAR data to illustrate Illinois Episode glaciation, the influence of persistent buried ice on WisconsinAEs Northern Highlands, and chronological changes in the Mapleton, Tully, and Labrador Hollow moraines.
Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, NASA and 30 other institutions have published the most comprehensive, accurate and high-resolution relief maps ever made of Greenland's bedrock and coastal seafloor.
The entire project is enhanced by their vision of the ideal Game Master support system, featuring top-quality Videos, poster-sized Grid Maps, and 24 x 32-inch global Relief Maps. Other products, such as a complete line of 28mm miniatures, are now under production.
Oceanographer Gary Griggs and architect Deepika Shrestha Ross provide captions that discuss the changing geography and human impact on the coastline, while the county arrangement from north to south, paired with shaded relief maps, make for a survey rich in historical and geographic data.
When Uncle Ray climbed Maine's highest mountain, Mount Katahdin, for the purpose of making photos on which to base relief maps of the peak, he invited my father and me to join him.
Based on geographical relief maps, it involves the mapping of a region's population and their backgrounds.
US office equipment and stationery giant Staples will soon have 3D printers to enable customers to make machine parts, art objects and 3D relief maps. Recently, Nokia tried to add fun to its new Lumia 820 handset by offering buyers a 3D printing kit to allow them to create their own custom cases.
Residual aeromagnetic intensity anomaly data was used to produce the residual aeromagnetic intensity shaded relief maps of the area to delineate structural lineament trends in the area (Figure 4).