How do I make a topographic map?


A topographic map displays the different elevations of a landscaping using contour lines. In order to create a topographic map you will need a block of modeling clay, a piece of wax paper, a rubber band, pencil, metric ruller, paper, and brown and blue colored pencils. You can find more information here:
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1. Determine the location you want to map, and gather maps of that location from local libraries or Internet resources, such as the link in the Resources section. From the maps you
Topographic maps are very important for a lot of reasons. Their uniqueness over other kinds of maps has made this one very useful not only for students but more importantly to graphic
Lucianno's reference is excellent. To add to it, in earlier times, topo lines maps (TLMs) were hand drawn, usually from aerial photography using a stereographic device to see the
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How to Make a Topographic Map
Studying the different types of maps is essential for geography students. When teaching about topographic maps, or maps where geographical changes are enumerated using lines, consider using this fun activity to teach the students how topographical maps... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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