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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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Figure 6 shows the contour maps of the moment ratios and the representative pore shapes on the marked areas.
Caption: Figure 4: Streamlines and contour maps of pressure and velocity after UPPP; (a) pressure contour, (b) flow velocity contour, and (c) streamlines.
However, geomorphic information is included within existing contour maps, and information relating to mountaintops and depressions can be achieved by studying the contour lines of these maps.
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The results of the calculations of the probability of conformity of the defined condition (in our case, the condition of compressive strength of soil-binder mixtures, according to formula (2)), have been developed graphically in the form of statistical contour maps (Maindonald, Braun 2010), with the use of R software.
Contour Maps. These are grid-based presentation used to produce scaled 2D and 3D contour maps of the subsurface (Figures 4 and 5).
1998) and naming countries in a contour map (Barrett and Farroni 1996).
From the groundwater level contour map, it was observed that a seasonal artesian condition occurs at the Bansabati Beel area.
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The INTAMAP project developed open-source software that creates contour maps showing not only polluted areas but also the origin and destination of the pollution.
So he combines charts derived from surveys and other sources, computation software on the accompanying disk, and explanation on what to look for and how to measure in such cases as contour maps, cut and fill operations, soil swell and shrinkage, basement excavation, excavating equipment, loaders, tractors and bulldozers, soil compaction, paving, and rock blasting and ripping.
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