Problem of the Week: Topographic Mapping
What is a contour interval?
(A) a line of constant
elevation above the reference ellipsoid
horizontal distance between adjacent contour lines
(C) one-half the vertical spacing of the contour
lines specified in the legend of the map
difference in elevation between adjacent contours
The answer is (D).
This is problem 13 (10-2) from the NEW third
edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan
Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals
Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems
for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional
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Problem of the Week: August 29
August 29, 2011