- The distance between two consecutive contours on a map. The contour interval on a map is constant.
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contour interval — n. the difference in value between adjacent contour lines on a map or chart … English World dictionary
contour interval — noun : the vertical distance between the elevations represented by adjacent contour lines on a map * * * the difference in elevation represented by each contour line on a topographic map. * * * contour interval, difference in height, measured… … Useful english dictionary
contour interval — horizontalių laiptas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Dviejų gretimų horizontalių aukščių vertės skirtumas. atitikmenys: angl. contour interval pranc. équidistance … NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas
contour interval — Difference in elevation between two adjacent contour lines … Military dictionary
contour interval — the difference in elevation represented by each contour line on a topographic map. * * * … Universalium
contour interval — noun The difference in elevation represented by the space between adjacent contour lines … Wiktionary
contour interval — the difference in elevation (height above sea level) between adjacent contour lines … Geography glossary
contour interval — /kɒntɔr ˈɪntəvəl/ (say kontawr intuhvuhl) noun the difference in elevation represented by each contour line on a map … Australian English dictionary
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