How to Construct a Cross-Section from a Map


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What is a topographic map?

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1. Why can't contour lines intersect?

2. What is a cross-section line?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Questions on these assessments focus on the process of composing a cross-section from a map. You must also be familiar with related vocabulary.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Knowledge assessed includes:

  • The final step in drawing a cross-section
  • Cross-section lines
  • The intersection of contour lines

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on constructing a cross-section from a map
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the term topographic map
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the first step when drawing a cross-section

Additional Learning

How to Construct a Cross-Section from a Map is a lesson that will increase your knowledge of map drawing. Information covered in the lesson includes:

  • Contour lines
  • Mapping a cross-section
  • Topographic maps