digital elevation model

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An array of regularly spaced elevation values referenced horizontally either to a Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection, or to a geographic coordinate system. See USGS (2000) Fact Sheet 040–00 for a thorough and helpful summary.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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