Topographic Map Interpretation

Topographic Map Interpretation
Use the map provided to answer these questions:
1. Color or highlight any roads in red; any water feature in blue; and the railroad in
2. Name the highest mountain and give its elevation.
3. Which town has the highest elevation? What is its elevation?
4. Which mountain has the steepest slope?
5. How far is the south end of Blue Lake from Norton, following the roads?
6. How long is the railroad tunnel?
7. What direction would you travel from Dixon to Rockville?
8. Is the trip from Dixon to Rockville uphill or downhill?
9. In which direction is Roaring Stream flowing?
10. What is the elevation of the mine?
11. On the map, draw a route for an extension of the railroad to Dixon that has the
least elevation change possible.