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What are the methods of Contouring?

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Two methods of Contouring are:-
i) DIRECT METHOD
ii) INDIRECT METHOD

DIRECT METHOD
In direct method, the points of equal elevation on the terrain are physically located and then plotted on map. This is a very tedious process and requires more time and resources than the indirect method.

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INDIRECT METHOD
In the indirect method of contouring on of these three methods are adopted:
A) Cross Section Method
B) Squares Or Grid Method
C) Tacheometric Method

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  • Muhammad Niaz December 2, 2016 at 12:34 pm

    sir send me of contour videos on gmail

  • utkarsh srivastava January 12, 2017 at 9:33 am

    could u please explain ,me indirect method in contouring??

  • bablu chaudhary March 19, 2017 at 3:27 am

    thanks ..

  • Faith kanana mikaya October 9, 2017 at 7:31 am

    Thank you,,, you have been of help

  • Suresh k yadav April 24, 2018 at 12:51 am

    Good

  • Samuel manja September 12, 2018 at 6:54 am

    So resourceful

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