GEO Lab 2

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  1. Topographic Map
    large sale map that uses contour lines to portray an accurate representation of the election and shape of the land
  2. Magnetic Declination
    difference between the north arrow on a magnetic compass and true north
  3. Scale
    The ratio of the measured distance on a map to the actual distance on the ground
  4. Isoline
    a line on a map connecting points of equal value
  5. Contour line
    connects areas of equal elevations above a base level
  6. Benchmarks
    reference points on the ground where elevation and location have been measured precisely
  7. Contour interval
    the vertical elevation difference between two consecutive contour lines
  8. index contour
    every 4th or 5th contour line
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GEO Lab 2
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