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The difference between elevation between two adjacent contours. In the example below, the vertical elevation is 20 meters. Therefore, each contour represents a change of 20 meters in elevation as compared to its nearest neighboring contour.
A line showing the visibility from one point to another as a result of line of sight analysis.
See: Light of Sight in GIS
GIS Acronyms that start with V
VRS – Virtual Receiving Station
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