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If the contour interval of a map is doubled, how many contour lines are needed to show the same increase in elevation? A. half as many B. twice as many C. the same number
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User: If the contour interval of a map is doubled, how many contour lines are needed to show the same increase in elevation? A. half as many B. twice as many C. the same number

Weegy: If the contour interval of a map is doubled, how many contour lines are needed to show the same increase in elevation twice as many.
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If the contour interval of a map is doubled, HALF AS MANY contour lines are needed to show the same increase in elevation. If the interval is 100m, you need 6 lines to show 600m; if the interval is 200m, you only need 3.
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