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Earth ScienceName: ____________________________Topographic Map Reading Practice WorksheetUse the map to answer the questions below. Do not forget to include units with numbers.1.)Is the creek flowing into or out ofPikitigushi Lake?_______________________________________________2.)You are standing at point A.What is your height above sea level?(Hint: Notice the 1000-foot contour tothe east and the contour interval.) ____________________________________3.)You are standing at point B, lookingtowards Pikitigushi Lake. Describe therelief or topography of the landbetween you and the lake. ________________________________________4.)You are walking south, from B to C.Are you gaining elevation, losingelevation of remaining level? __________________________________________5.)A creek joins Lake E from the west.Does that creek flow into or out of Lake E? ___________________________________________Use the map to answer the following questions6.)What is the contour interval for this map?___________________________________7.)What are the small marks on the contourlines on the right side of the map called?___________________________________8.)What do the small marks on the contourlines to the right indicate?
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