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Lesson overview:Representing height on a map

  • Height on maps can be shown via layer colouring, contour lines and spot heights.
  • Contour lines are a useful way to identify the height and shape of the land.
  • Height on maps can be shown via layer colouring, contour lines and spot heights.
  • Contour lines are a useful way to identify the height and shape of the land.

In this lesson we will look at the different ways height can be represented on maps.