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The elevation from one contour line to the next
Connects points of equal elevation on a topographic map by using isolines
shows surface features of an area
The government agancy responsible for making topographic maps in the U.S.
Uses of a topographic map
planning a hike, bike ride, building a house etc.
Height above sea level
Difference in elevation (from the highest in an area to the lowest)
Feature of topography (Mountains, valleys, hills,etc)
The shape of the land
3 major types of landforms
Plains, Plateau, Mountains
Low elevation (flat land) and low relief
A plain that lies along the coast (by the sea)
A plain that is not near the coast
High elevation and low relief (flat land)
High elevation and high relief