Instructions: Enter the
Virtual Lab and gather information to complete your report. Please type your
answers on this form. When your lab report is complete, submit it to the
Submitted Assignments area of the Virtual Classroom.
Part I: Answer the
following questions while in the Phase 4 lab environment.
Section 1: Study the
topographic map resembling the area you have been conducting your field
research on. Contour intervals occur
every 10 meters.
the elevations of the following points:
each point with the appropriate landform or structure using the guides
consulted in this Phase:
of the three hills (uop, center, bottom) is the highest in elevation?
is the highest point of this hill?
of the three hills (top, center, bottom) is the lowest in elevation?
is the steepest (greatest slope) section in the area?
the following questions, provide your response in short-answer format (2–3
sentences each). Use this Phase’s activities, lab research, and resources to
assist you in answering.
are contour lines and inclination (incline), and how do they show the shape of
the land on a topographic map?
would this map help you determine the floodplain?
would this map help you plan a building development?
would you build, and why?
would this map help you plan a road to the development?
would you build and route this road, and why?