What is the purpose of contour lines on a map?
To show political boundaries
To represent elevations and terrain features
To indicate the population density
To mark rivers and lakes
What does relief coloring on a map use colors for?
Representing temperature variations
Showing vegetation types
Indicating different elevations
Identifying mineral resources
What do hachures on a map illustrate?
Precise elevation values
The direction of water flow
Steepness and slope orientation
What are spot heights on a map?
Markers for surveyors
Fixed reference points
Elevation values at specific locations
Boundaries between regions
What do benchmarks serve as in mapping and surveying?
Political boundary indicators
Population density measurements
Weather data points
Boundary pillars are used primarily to:
Measure temperature variations
Define legal property boundaries
Represent geological features
Mark the equator
Trigonometrical stations are essential for:
Marking the center of a city
Calculating distances between cities
Measuring angles and distances for accurate mapping
Identifying natural landmarks
What do contour lines connecting points on a map represent?
Rivers and lakes
Elevations at the same level
What is the primary purpose of hill shading on a map?
Identifying political boundaries
Adding aesthetic appeal
Enhancing the perception of terrain features
Showing transportation routes
Which of the following does NOT provide information about elevation?