Study Guide TEKS 8.9C – Topographic Maps Answer the questions below on the back and use this as your study guide for the test. To be successful on this standard, I must know: E 1. What is the contour interval of this topographic map? 2. What is the elevation of points A, B, C, D, E, and the benchmark? 3. What is the relief between points A and B as well as C and D? 4. What is the distance in miles between points A and B as well as C and D? 5. Which side of the mountain is the steepest? How can you tell? 6. Which side of the mountain is gradual? How can you tell? 7. Which direction is the river flowing? How can you tell? 8. What shape to hills or mountains create on a topographic map? 9. What is a depression, how do they look on a topographic map, and know how to determine elevation for one? 10. What is weathering and how does it affect landforms on Earth? 11. What is erosion and how does it affect landforms on Earth? 12. What is deposition and how does it affect landforms on Earth? Study Guide 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.