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a line connecting places with the same rainfall.
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To create the bold contour lines, students may trace their pencil lines with a crayon, chisel-tip Sharpie[R] marker, or a Crayola[R] Color Stick--or a combo, depending on the detail present in their drawing.
Consequently, starting from the contour line on the top, the path to the edge with the denser is the projection of the curve with the largest curvature.
The fundamental step in this process is finding the contour line nearest to an interpolated point P and obtaining a perpendicular foot B from point P to this contour line.
The extracted contour line has better continuity and smoothness to pave a way for further improving cartoon visibility.
Zink, "Contour line and geographic feature extraction from USGS color topographical paper maps," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol.
In the representation of contours, one valley fragment corresponds to a bend of a contour line, and a valley bottom point is usually indicated by extreme curvature.
While you're watching the Navionics background chart on your phone or tablet, the Vexilar sonar is delivering bathymetric data, and new contour lines appear on the chart as you motor along.
Moreover, the level of accuracy is very good close to the rated loading condition of 600 A rms as the contour line corresponding to the limiting exposure level (3 [micro]T or 10 [micro]T) is at bigger distance from the line.
Anytime you see a sharp bend in a contour line, you are probably looking at a funnel.
Then it turned again by Tri-Thy (Three Houses) to follow the contour line for much of the mountain's length.
What name is given to a contour line on a chart linking points of equal sea depth?