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Make an Elevation Map

See the lay of the land with an elevation map.


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Make a topographic map with ListContourPlot:

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how it works

This example was live-coded at the Wolfram Research booth at SXSW, March 9, 2014.

Get elevation data for Austin, Texas:

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Extract pure quantity values from the data:

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Plot the elevations as a relief map:

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Make a topographic map with ListContourPlot:

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