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Creating Topographic Maps from Online Data Using Mathematica

A. Struthers
Journal / Anthology

Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 1995
Volume: 5
Issue: 1
Page range: 24-28

Instructions are provided for downloading topographic data for any region of the contiguous 48 states from the United States Geographical Survey's World Wide Web site. Mathematica code to reduce the original 9 megabytes of data to a manageable size is included. The process is illustrated by creating maps of the Lake Superior region.

*Social Science > Geography and Cartography
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TopoMap.m (5.1 KB) - Mathematica Package
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