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Topographic maps

Monograph

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Abstract

A topographic map is a line-and-symbol representation of natural and selected man-made features of a part of the Earth's surface plotted to a definite scale. A distinguishing characteristic of a topographic map is the portrayal of the shape and elevation of the terrain by contour lines.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Unnumbered Series
Title:
Topographic maps
Series title:
Monograph
Year Published:
1986
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Government Printing Office
Publisher location:
Washington, D.C.
Description:
27 p.; col. ill.; maps (col.)
Number of Pages:
28