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Types of Topography

Karst Topography
Karst Topography

Karst topography usually forms in regions of plentiful rainfall where bedrock consists of carbonate-rich rock, such as limestone, gypsum, or dolomite, that is easily dissolved. Surface streams are usually absent from karst topography.

Mountain Topography
Mountain Topography

Separating these two is the Blue Ridge Escarpment, a steep, highly dissected mountain front that marks the change from the mountainous Blue Ridge province to the lower, rolling topography of the foothills zone of the Piedmont province.

Vegetation, Elevation and Glaciers
Vegetation, Elevation and Glaciers

Vegetation, Elevation and Glaciers The reliefs or contours of a region are often shown as brown lines that connect points of equal elevation on a map. These make it possible to measure and show mountain heights, steep slopes and ocean depths on a flat map. Topographic studies and mapping may also include vegetation such as forests at each level ...

source: sciencing.com
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