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contour map

noun
1.
a topographic map on which the shape of the land surface is shown by contour lines, the relative spacing of the lines indicating the relative slope of the surface.
Origin of contour map
1860-1865
1860-65
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contour map in Science
contour map  
A map that shows elevations above sea level and surface features of the land by means of contour lines.
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