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Topographic Map - definition(s)

topographic map - Source: AGI index. External

"A map whose principal purpose is to portray the features of the earth`s surface. These features might include the cultural landscape, but normally refer to the terrain and its relief."

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, 09 July 2011 13:39:00, External

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topographic map - [cartography] A map that represents the vertical and horizontal positions of features, showing relief in some measurable form, such as contour lines, hypsometric tints, and relief shading.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: esri, 15 September 2012 10:15:09, External

Topographic Map - Map that presents the horizontal and vertical positions of the features represented. It is distinguished from a planimetric map by the addition of relief in measurable form.

Topopgraphic features pertain to the accurate graphical description, usually on maps or charts, of the physical features (hills, shorelines, relief, etc) of an area on the Earth.

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Source: City of Toronto, 28 November 2013 08:50:12, External




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