A contour map in colours such as Bartholomew's "half inch" is a great help in this matter.
We did not need the contour map to know that some of these heights exceeded Yosemite's.
Levelling may be read from a contour map, if there is such available.
Little ridges covered his countenance as if it had been a contour map of a mountainous country.
He was a thin little man with a face as wrinkled as a contour map of South America.
It was a contour map, giving the hills, sand reaches, and groves.
|contour map |
A map that shows elevations above sea level and surface features of the land by means of contour lines.