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  1. benchmarkminimum distance that the zoning ordinance requires must be maintained between a structure and property lines or between two structures.

          

  2. contour linethe vertical distance between two adjacent contour lines

          

  3. estimated contour linesa line connecting points which have the same elevation

          

  4. setbacka reference point used on topographical surveys

          

  5. summits and depressionsthe plan for the design and arrangement of plants. trees, flowers or other built elements that cover the ground on a site

          

  6. meridian arrowa reference point used on topographical surveys

          

  7. civil engineera person that deals with the design and construction of the physical and natural built environment, including works such as bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings.

          

  8. landscape plana plan view that shows the building for with boundaries, countours, existing roads utilities and other details such as existing trees and buildings.

          

  9. USGSUnited States Geological Survey. Responsible for making topographic maps and other maps

          

  10. surveyora person that uses special tools to measure land.

          

  11. bearing anglesangles recorded in degrees,minutes, and seconds used to create property lines on plot plans. Example (S 63 degrees 13' 05" W)

          

  12. topographya plan view that shows the building for with boundaries, countours, existing roads utilities and other details such as existing trees and buildings.

          

  13. contour intervalthe vertical distance between two adjacent contour lines

          

  14. index contour intervalthe vertical distance between two adjacent contour lines

          

  15. property linea line connecting points which have the same elevation

          

  16. plot plana plan view that shows the building for with boundaries, countours, existing roads utilities and other details such as existing trees and buildings.