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I looking for map that will show height of land , mountains etc cant figure out name for it.

Also map of sea surface and its geography.

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Topographic for elevations and bathymetric for sea depths.

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Usage varies for place to place and context to context.

Relief is a good general term for the three-dimensionality of the earth's surface. Shaded relief is a technique on flat-display maps, and raised relief is commonly use to describe three-dimensional terrain models. See the wikipedia entry for Cartographic relief depiction.

Terrain is another commonly used term for surface three-dimensionality.

Topography is in common usage, especially in the US, but in many places it still refers to level (scale) of detail and sorts of information included; "topographic survey" originally meant "survey of sufficient detail to get a sense of place"

Hypsometry (or altimetry) and bathymetry respectively refer to measured land elevation and water depth. Hypsometry is uncommon, except in the term "hypsometric tints"

You may need to search under any or all of these terms. It's unfortunate that such varying terminology is used, but there it is :rolleyes:.

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Thanks, how about map that shows analysis for certain period of time like 20 years (like Precipitation 1971-2000 for US) the areas that were covered with snow is there such map?

And same map for drought or Precipitation map shows drought too?




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