contour map

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contour map

A map that displays the hills and dales of a site as determined by a topographical survey. The contours of the land are represented by curved lines along which the height above sea level is relatively constant. The map will contain a linear scale indicating the dimensions of the site, and a contour scale indicating the elevation difference between contour lines,such as 5 feet. Lines that are widely spaced indicate a slow change in elevation; lines that are closely spaced indicate a rapid change in elevation.

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Students will draw sketches of classmates across from them, looking at the lines and shapes that make up the face (I always mention a wingless bug following the lines very slowly as I model this continuous contour line technique on the board).
1] is the middle point of a contour line from intersection point s1 to its matched valley bottom point [s.
The data not captured with their methods but captured in our modifications are variations in illumination resulting from changes of slope for contour line segments with a constant aspect.
You can see the draw as a series of bumps in the contour lines.
Work for Base Bid 2 is generally work performed west of approximately the 4080 contour line that runs north and south
When it was time to locate and trace the contour lines, it was important for me to proceed step-by-step with the primary students for every contour line.
Using ObjectARX technology, for example, a door is an object (not just a set of lines and arcs), as is a bolt in mechanical CAD, or a contour line in GIS.
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As a student, artist and teacher, I enjoyed the expressive use of contour line in drawing my own hand during warm-up exercises.
Ask students to make a contour line drawing of any subject they choose.
At school, sometime later into the fall semester, the students had been practicing line control, contour line and now, value scale.
Using 12 x 18" (31 x 46 cm) white paper, students made contour line drawings of large leaves and flowers.