Science

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A person who is trained in and works in any of the geologic sciences.
Geologist
The general arrangement of a land surface, including its relief (height and slope) and the position of its natural and human-made features
topography
The vertical distance (height) from sea level to a point on Earth’s surface.
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elevation
Distance below sea level of a point on Earth’s surface.
depth
The average height of the surface of the oceans; it is used as a reference point for the measurement of elevation and depth.
sea level
A line on a topographic map that connects the positions of all points of equal value, for example, all points at the same elevation.
contour line
p A map that uses color to show changes in the elevation and depth of Earth’s surface.
color map

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