shaalaa.com | Interpretation of Topographical Survey Maps Part 1
Series 1: playing of 3
a. Identification of simple landforms marked by contours, triangulated height, spot heights, surveyed trees, bench marks, relative height and colour tints or other symbols on a topographical survey of India map.
b. Measuring distances using the scale given therein and marking directions between different locations, using eight cardinal points and indicated bearings.
c. Marking the site of prominent villages and/or towns, types of land use and means of communication with the help of the index given at the bottom of the sheet.
d. Identification of drainage and settlement patterns.