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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The belief that the 1:1 million scale represented the most sensible option for an international map reflected the success of mid-century maps depicting the emerging regional economic and political federations at this scale, notably the map of the inchoate Kingdom of Italy, published by the Instituto Geographico Militare in 1855, and Augustus Papen's hypsometric map of Central Europe, published by Ernst G.