What Do Topographic Maps Show?

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Topographic maps are used to show the terrain of the earth or land. They show mountains, valleys, and islands and the 'lay of the land' so to speak. They also show man-made parts of the terrain.
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A relief or topographic map shows the terrain and features of an area, which may be represented by color, contour lines or shading. Raised relief maps are three dimensional and to scale.
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Topographic maps are used to show the terrain of the earth or land. They show mountains, valleys, and islands and the 'lay of the land' so to speak. They also ...
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A topo map, as it is often called, shows a very detailed area of land, it will often show hills, mountains, creeks and dirt or gravel roads. ...
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