Topographic sentence example
The above remarks apply more particularly to topographic maps.
The most notable topographic feature is the roughly circular mountain area of north-eastern New York known as the Adirondack mountains (q.v.).
Also, you are able to view topographic maps free online for the entire globe.
If so, then you can download an additional application to add topographic maps to Google Earth.
The program works in conjunction with Google Earth by providing you a link to download a topographic map with data from the United States Geographical Society.Advertisement
For interesting topographic maps, delve into the "Famous Places" portion of the website by clicking on the link at the top of the screen.
Online topographic maps offer a multitude of options for all of your mapping needs.
Each pattern vaguely resembles a topographic map or oil slick.
Five topographic divisions of the island are fairly marked.
This region presents no striking topographic features except the numerous small lakes which occupy the hollows created by the continental ice-sheet.Advertisement
The small triangular section of the coastal plain in New Jersey north of Delaware Bay deserves separate treatment because of the development there of a pectiliar topographic feature, which throws light on the occurrence of the islands off the New England coast, described in the next paragraph.
During the current cycle of erosion, several of the faults, whose scarps had been worn away in the previous cycle, have been brought to light again as topographic features by the removal of the weak strata along one side of the fault line, leaving the harder strata on the other side in relief; such scarps are known as fault-line scarps, in distinction from the original fault scarps.
Subsequent erosion has changed the details of topography on an extensive scale, and subsequent deformative movements have renewed large topographic features where erosion had destroyed those developed by the close of the Miocene.
There are within the state four distinct topographic belts - the Appalachian, the Highlands, the Triassic Lowland and the Coastal Plain.
South-east of the Kittatinny Valley, and parallel with it, lies the second topographic belt, the Highlands.Advertisement
The' four topographic belts of the state correspond very closely to the outcrops of its geological formations; the rocks of the Appalachian belt being of Palaeozoic age; the formation of the Highlands, Archaean; that of the Triassic Lowland, Triassic; that of the irregular hills of the Coastal Plain, Cretaceous and Tertiary.
Look for topographic association by overlaying contours or shaded relief.
Radar altimetry is used on aircraft for altitude determination and on aircraft and satellites for topographic mapping and sea surface height estimation.
It publishes the Journal of the Russell Society which has informative articles concentrating on British Topographic mineralogy.
Alan undertakes commissions, usually of topographic subjects and enjoys the physicality of working in the landscape.Advertisement
From 1810 to 1812 he travelled in France, Switzerland and Italy, and on his return to Paris published an Essai critique sur la topographic de Syracuse (1812), designed to elucidate Thucydides.
Southeast of the Triassic Lowland lies the fourth topographic belt, the Coastal Plain, containing an area of 4400 sq.
Finding topographic maps free online is almost as easy as finding regular road maps.
Most sites offer simple maps with streets, roads or other landmarks, but if you need a topographic map, you may need to visit some of the following websites.
A topographic map is a map that showcases land features and surface anomalies or recognizable marks.Advertisement
Some things you can find on topographic maps free online are volcanoes and earthquake fault lines, mountain ranges and deserts.
At TopoQuest you can find topographic maps of the United States and some from Canada.
Click on "Terrain" in the upper right corner of the map and a topographic view will appear.
The Great Basin is not, as its name implies, a topographic cup. Its surface is of varied character, with many independent closed basins draining into lakes or "playas," none of which, however, has outlet to the sea.
The eastern boundary of the plains is more climatic than topographic. The line of 20 in.Advertisement
The Blue Ridge escarpment, a striking topographic feature in Virginia and the Carolinas, extends into Georgia along the north-eastern border of this belt, but is less strongly developed here than elsewhere, dying out entirely towards the south-west.
Four floral regions lying in north to south belts across the state, and closely corresponding to - though in boundaries by no means coinciding with - its great topographic divisions are distinguished in the regions of the Missouri border, the prairies, sand-hills and foot-hills.