Sit. Rep. #157: Topographic Terrain Features – I, Major and Rare

1- There are four main topographic terrain features to be familiar with. Hill, Hilltop, Mountain top, Peak, Summit, Prominences, Knoll Ridge, Ridge Line, Ridge Top, Mountain Ridge Saddle, Defile Valley, Canyon, Gorge, Ravine, Gully 1.1 Hilltop has several names.  It is where the land slopes downward in all directions from the immediate vicinity. 1.2 Ridge, … Read more