Figure 3: Topographic Characteristics

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Figure 3. Digital elevation model (DEM), slope, and curvature grids for the Modi Khola valley (Resolution: 25 m). Geographic coordinate system: WGS 1984 UTM Zone 44N. Projection: Transverse Mercator.

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The DEM was generated from contour lines digitized by Tank Ojha from the University of Arizona and workers in Nepal. Tom Fedenczuk from the University of Hawaii created the DEM by interpolating elevation points extracted from the contour line data.
Walsh, L.S., 2009, Topographic signatures in the Himalaya: A geospatial survey of the interaction between tectonics and erosion in the Modi Khola valley, central Nepal [M.S. Thesis]: University of Maryland, 218 pages.