A topographic map is
|“||[a] map that presents the vertical position of features in measurable form as well as their horizontal positions.||”|
|“||a type of map usually showing a suite of features including terrain, streams, boundaries, roads, and towns, which are commonly used as reference maps and as reference information behind GIS map layers.||”|
- ↑ U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Pub. 1–02: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (Nov. 8, 2010, as amended through May 15, 2011) (full-text).
- ↑ Georeferencing: The Geographic Associations of Information, Glossary, at 234.