Nitish Kumar posted an Question
July 15, 2022 • 23:11 pm 30 points
  • IIT JAM
  • Geology (GG)

36. a contour line intersect a ridge or a valley line: a. perpendiculary b. parallely c. vertically d. obliquily

36. A contour line intersect a ridge or a valley line: A. Perpendiculary B. Parallely C. Vertically D. Obliquily please explain with figure

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    Sushmita

    Ridge line or valley line intersects contour at right angle. If the higher values are inside the loop in the contour it indicates a Ridge. If the higher values are outside the loop in the contour it indicates a Valley. And also see the attached diagram for more clarification. [Contour lines are the lines joining the points of equal elevation on the ground surface.] Thus, correct option should be (A)

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