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Profile Practice worksheet

  1. 1. Name: ________________________________ Period: _______ Date: __________________<br />Unit 3: Earth’s Dimensions Profile Practice Worksheet<br />Directions: Using the diagram below, answer the questions that follow. <br />228600135890<br />1. What is the contour interval of this map? _____________________ <br /> <br />2. What is the highest elevation? __________________ Lowest elevation? _______________ <br /> <br />3. Measure the distance, in CENTIMETERS, from point A to point B. ____________________ <br /> <br />4. Convert this distance into MILES, using the scale provided: <br /> <br /> <br /> Answer: _______________ <br /> <br />5. Repeat the procedure for 3 and 4 for point C to point D. <br /> <br /> CM Distance: ______________ Answer (MILES) : ______________________ <br /> <br />6. Determine the elevation at Point A:________ Point B: _______ Difference: (A-B) _______ <br /> <br />7. Calculate the elevation GRADIENT between points A and B: _______________<br /> <br /> REMEMBER: Gradient = Difference in Field Values <br /> Distance Between Points <br /> <br />8. Repeat the procedure for points C and D: <br /> <br />Elevation at C: ________ D: ________ Difference (C-D): ________ Gradient= _____________ <br /> <br />9. Draw a profile that describes the elevation across line A-B. <br />45720051435<br />10. Draw a profile that describes the elevation across line C-D. <br />205740044450<br />

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