Contour Lines

Mark McNaught, Mount Union College

This site explains contour lines and how they are used to read elevations on a contour map. Contour intervals and index contours are also introduced.

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This resource is referenced here:
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Earth System Topics: Surface Processes
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Environments:Intro Geoscience