Contour Lines

Mark McNaught, Mount Union College

When last checked this resource was offline Our automated link checker has alerted the folks responsible for the part of our site where this problematic link is referenced. If you have further information about the link (e.g. a new location where the information can be found) please let us know.

You may be able to find previous versions at the Internet Archive.

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.

This description of a site outside SERC has not been vetted by SERC staff and may be incomplete or incorrect. If you have information we can use to flesh out or correct this record let us know.

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