Representation of Relief
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Differentiate between vertical interval (VI) and horizontal equivalent (HE).Marks:2
Vertical interval is the difference in height between two successive contours, whereas horizontal equivalent is the horizontal distance between two successive contours.
Which colours are used to depict various relief features in the colour method?Marks:2
The main colours used in the colour method are:
- Green for plains
- Brown for mountains
- White for snow-covered areas, and
- Blue for sea
How are concave slopes represented by contours?Marks:1
The contours representing concave slopes are widely spaced in the lower parts and closely spaced in the upper parts.
What are contours?Marks:1
Contours are the imaginary lines joining places having the same elevation above the mean sea level.
What do you mean by relief features of earth?Marks:1
The elevations and depressions on the earth’s surface are known as the relief features of earth.