Showing Height

Think

Starter

Morning Panorama from Refuge de Rulhe, French Pyrenees

How would you produce a map of the area shown in the photo above? Your map would have to show where the hills, cliffs and valleys are - it needs to show height!

Write

Activities

Connect_the_dots_Contours

Link

esri - Take Your Work To Kids Day, Challenge 7: Connect-the-Dots

Link

getoutside.ordnancesurvey.co.uk - A beginners guide to understanding map contour lines

Relief shading

Relief map of France

Contours

Contour model
Contours only
topographic_model