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Unformatted text preview: the Big Island of Hawaii on the companion CD. Note in the plan view that the highest "mountain," Mount Index Finger Knuckle, has the greatest number of contours between its "peak" and the table. Thus, el-evation varies greatly from the lofty peak of Mount Index Finger Knuckle to the flat table. Now that you have the concept of a topographic map "well in hand," let's delve into weather maps. FIGURE 1.14 (a) Side or cross-sectional view of a contoured hand; (b) Top-down or plan view. From Boy Scout Handbook, 10th Edition by R. Birkby. Copyright 1990 by Boy Scouts of America. Reprinted by permission....
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This note was uploaded on 08/11/2010 for the course METEO 003 taught by Professor Victoryanuzzi during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Spring '08