Join us in exploration of Red Rock Canyon while learning about topography and reading topographic maps!

Table of Topographic Map Activities
Click each activity to access the PDF, and new activities are added regularly

-   Preface to Topographic Maps

Activity 1     -   Introduction to Topographic Maps

Activity 2     -   Getting Familiar with Topographic Maps

Activity 3     -   Symbols Used on Topographic Maps

Activity 4     -   Working with Layers on Topographic Maps

Activity 5     -   Converting Between Decimal Degrees and Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds (DMS Notation)

Activity 6     -   Mileage Equivalent for a Degree of Longitude at a Given Latitude

Activity 7     -   Calculating the Distance between Two Points on a Topographic Map

Activity 8     -   Introduction to Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Grids

Activity 9     -   Working with Easting and Northing in the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Projection

Activity 10   -   Conversion between UTM Coordinates and Degrees of Latitude and Longitude

Activity 11   -   Working with Contour Lines on a Topographic Map

Activity 12   -   Working with Compass Bearings on a Topographic Map

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