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USGS Maps

General Information Product

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Abstract

Most USGS topographic maps use brown contours to show the shape and elevation of the terrain. Elevations are usually shown in feet, but on some maps they are in meters. Contour intervals vary, depending mainly on the scale of the map and the type of terrain.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Unnumbered Series
Title:
USGS Maps
Series title:
General Information Product
Year Published:
1994
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Description:
28 p.