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Published: 27/01/2016
KS3 KS4 | Geography skills
5 pages

Understanding contour lines

An introduction to the shapes of landforms as shown on maps by contour lines. Can your students identify a plateau from a saddle or a steep slope from a spur?        

See other resources: Transition | Height on maps | Map skills

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Mari Bo
Mari Bo
very useful, many thanks to the author
Posted on 31st October 2016
neville jones
neville jones
very helpfull
Posted on 1st March 2016

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