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Relf:  Relief



Bytes

MAP: 008/18-21; 006/01-04

Input Standards

MAP: Optional. Up to four, one-character codes. Default:  blank character blank character blank character blank character 

Definition

 
MAP, 006 

A map's type of relief.

Some maps have several types of relief. If more than one code applies, enter them left-justified in order of their importance to the map. If fewer than four codes apply, leave the remaining positions blank.

Codes

 
 
blank character   No relief shown 
 
a  Contours. Relief is represented by contours.
Relf     a g blank character blank character
500     Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
 
b  Shading. Relief is represented by shading, usually of a single color.
Relf     b g blank character blank character
500     Relief shown by shading and spot heights.
 
c  Gradient and bathymetric tints. Relief is represented by gradient and bathymetric tints.
Relf     c b blank character blank character
500     Relief shown by gradient tints and shading.
 
d  Hachures. Relief is represented by hachures, short lines which follow the direction of maximum slope.
Relf     d blank character blank character blank character
500     Relief shown by hachures.
 
e  Bathymetry, soundings. Underwater relief (depth) on the item is represented by soundings or spot heights.
Relf     c e k blank character
500     Depths shown by bathymetric tints, soundings, and isolines.
 
f  Form lines. Relief is represented by form lines.
Relf     c f g blank character
500     Relief shown by gradient tints, form lines, and spot heights.
 
g  Spot heights. Relief is represented by spot heights.
Relf     c b g blank character
500     Relief shown by gradient tints, shading, and spot heights. Depths shown by gradient tints.
 
i  Pictorially. Land forms and other topographic features are represented in the correct planimetric position by pictorial symbols representing their appearance from a high oblique view.
Relf     i blank character blank character blank character
500     Relief shown pictorially.
 
j  Land forms. Relief is represented by land forms.
Relf     a c g j 
500     Relief shown by contour lines, color, spot heights, and land forms.
 
k  Bathymetry, isolines. Underwater relief (depth) is represented by isolines, lines representing constant depth.
Relf     k blank character blank character blank character
500     Depths shown by isolines.
 
m  Rock drawings. Item is a relief rock drawing.
Relf     a g m blank character
500     Relief shown by contours, spot heights, and rock drawings.
 
z  Other. None of the other codes is appropriate.
fill character No attempt to code. If the fill character is used, all four positions must be coded with the fill character.

Last revised: October 14, 2013