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Record 1 2002-11-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Cartography
  • Mathematics
DEF

A contour line shown on a map in a distinctive manner for ease of identification, being printed more heavily than other contour lines and generally labeled with a value (such as figure of elevation) along its course. It appears at regular intervals, such as every fifth or sometimes every fourth contour line ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cartographie
  • Mathématiques
DEF

Courbe faisant partie d'un ensemble de courbes de niveau, tracée en trait plus foncé et cotée pour faciliter le décompte des altitudes.

Spanish

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