Maps 2 – What I should learn from doing this exercise

No ink pens!  Pencil only.

  1. Formula for relief and how to calculate
  2. Formula for gradient (in ft/mile) and how to calculate
  3. Methods of Representing Topography:
    1. Plastic relief maps-advantages and disadvantages
    2. Color layering-advantages and disadvantages
    3. Hachures-advantages and disadvantages
    4. Shading-advantages and disadvantages
    5. Contours-advantages and disadvantages
      1.   Definition of contour line
      2.   Definition of contour interval and how it is determined
      3.   Index contour lines               
      4. Rules of contouring
      5.   Be able to contour a map when given elevations of data points and contour interval