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6 vocab words on topography 7th grade.
|Contour interval||The elevation difference between successive contour lines.|
|Contour line||a line of equal elevation above sea level.|
|Elevation||the height of a location above a fixed reference point, usually sea level.|
|Profile||a side view of a landscape,showing elevation changes along a given path.|
|Relief||the elevation difference between the highest and lowest points in a landscape|
|Topographic map||a map that uses contour lines to depict variations in elevation across a landscape.|