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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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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.
Tenders are invited for Relief map of the areas of the sierra de san pedro
Tourists, students and even Manilenos themselves have free access to the National Museum of Natural History; kids can either spend their day under the sun at the children's playground or have a day of learning at Museo Pambata; while lovers and friends looking for a break may stroll around the park while gazing at the Flower Clock or Relief Map of the Philippines.
The birds' flight path is also represented in a wall-mounted metallic relief map, while a photo captures the last known sighting of two of the birds, in flight.
Save for the last, the authors present in each section a relief map keyed to the images that follow; an historical and geographical outline of the region; and a survey of biblical sites, especially those explored by archeologists.
A relief map of the Philippines was intricately placed over the other tables, some of which were round, some rectangular-all made from Philippine hardwood.
These images are used to generate a relief map, which is sent over to a network of System-on-Chips (SoCs) that each render a unique viewport, one for every 1.3 degrees of angle around the human or object.
"My post-two children stomach - it looks like a relief map of Africa" Actress Meera Syal on what she most dislikes about her appearance.
Get Me Out Of Here My post-two children stomach - it looks like a relief map of Africa Actress Meera Syal on what she most dislikes about her appearance We're throwing the kitchen sink at it Holby City actor Joe McFadden on his next routine on Strictly Come Dancing
Get Me Out Of Here "My post-two children stomach - it looks like a relief map of Africa."
"My post-two-children stomach - it looks like a relief map of Africa" - Actress Meera Syal, above, on what she most dislikes about her appearance.
It looks like a relief map of Africa" - actress Meera Syal on what she most dislikes about her appearance.