Map, Compass & GPS

Map, Compass & GPS
Wild flowers along Fall Creek on the way to the Green Lakes - Oregon

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Topographic Map Contour Lines

Ever wonder how to read a topographic map? Here’s how to fully understand contour maps.
Contours are the thin brown lines that snake across a topographic (topo) map.  Contour lines connect equal points of elevation such that every point on a specific line will be at that same elevation above sea level.

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