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us: Topographic maps


  • Here are entered works about maps that represent the horizontal and vertical locations of natural and man-made features.
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    • us: Hypsographic maps
    • us: Hypsometric maps
    • us: Maps, Topographic
    • us: Relief maps
    • us: Topo maps
    • us: Topographical maps
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    • found: Mayhew, S. The concise Oxford dict. of geography, 1992 (topographic[al] map)
    • found: Glossary of the mapping sciences, 1994: map, topographic (1. a map showing the horizontal and vertical locations of the natural and man-made features represented. Also called a relief map. Uses numbered contour lines or comparable symbols to show mountains, valleys and plains; 2. a map whose principle purpose is to portray and identify the natural and artificial features on the Earth's surface as faithfully as possible within the limitations imposed by scale)
    • found: Glossary of mapping, charting, and geodetic terms, c2005 (topographic map: A map which presents the vertical position of features in measurable form as well as their horizontal positions; hypsographic map: A map showing land or submarine bottom relief in terms of height above, or below, a datum by any method, such as contours, hachures, shading, or tinting. Also called hypsometric map)
    • found: Search Map (Firm). Singapore topo map 1:30,000, 1994.
    • found: DeLorme Mapping Company. North Dakota atlas & gazetteer : topo maps of the entire state, back roads, outdoor recreation, c1999.
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    • Here are entered works about maps that represent the horizontal and vertical locations of natural and man-made features.
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    • subdivision [Maps] under names of countries, regions, etc.
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    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2012-10-11: revised
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