of Earth Science |Northeastern
TO EARTH SCIENCE
By the end
today’s class, you should be able to do the
* Cogently explain
the meaning and importance of the following:
contour interval contour
* Determine which direction a stream is flowing, even if the contours
are not labeled.
* Use latitude and longitude to locate a point on a topographic map;
starting with a point on a map, determine the latitude and longitude.
* Explain how the spacing of contour lines on a topographic map relates
to the steepness of a slope.
Complete a worksheet that asks you to examine several different
topographic maps and interpret different features on them.
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