Topo Map Reading: Contour Lines

Elevation features are described on maps by use of contour lines. A contour line on a map is the line you would trace out on the terrain if you were to walk along a path of constant elevation. [...]

Reading a Topo Map

So the batteries died on your GPS, what do you do? You should always bring a good Topography (Topo) Map and should know how to read it. Most maps will have a legend or key that will show you the [...]


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