topographic map

  

Definition

Map showing natural and/or physical features of a landscape, including altitude contours. Also called contour map.

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  • The teacher asked her history students to draw a topographic map of Japan by using different colors to show the nation's various landforms and elevations.

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  • On the test, the students in the class had to be able to read a topographic map and label it accordingly.

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  • As a pilot, it is important to review a topographic map of the area I'll be flying over to ensure that I have planned a proper altitude to get through without incident.

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