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Map with contours, only contours.
With this map, you can mark on the heights of the contours, and then use this information to identify areas with steep slopes and areas with gentle slopes. The peaks and valley bottoms can be marked on and features such as ridge, escarpment and spur can be identified and labelled.
There are three ways of showing height on a map. You can use contour lines, layer shading and spot heights. These maps use contour lines to indicate height. The height referred to is the height above sea level and is most commonly measured in metres. The patterns that the contours make help geographers to read the shape of the land and recognise landscape features that they would see in real life.
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