Definitions for "Contour interval"
The difference, in feet or meters, in elevation between two adjacent contour lines.
The contour interval on a topographic map is the amount of vertical distance between contour lines. For example, a forty-foot contour interval means that each contour line represents a change in elevation of forty feet.
Describes the elevation difference represented between successive contour lines on a topographic map.
in a contour plan, the typical vertical distance between contour lines