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One of the most difficult task in cartography is creating realistic and/or aesthetically pleasing relief shading. Two sites offer an enormous wealth of information for cartographers.

Tom Patterson of the US Park Service maintains:

Bernhard Jenny and Stefan Räber of the Institue of Cartography in Switzerland maintain:

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