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Topographic Science

Explains and illustrates the types of topographic information USGS obtains, how we use this information, and how to obtain topographic data for your own work.

by Poppenga, Sandra K.; Evans, Gayla A.; Gesch, Dean B.; Stoker, Jason; Queija, Vivian R.; Worstell, Bruce B.; Tyler, Dean; Danielson, Jeffrey J.; Bliss, Norman B.; and Greenlee, Susan K.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3049
Related topics:
Data services, Geography, Land surface characteristics, Topography
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