Contours are imaginary lines showing

A. places of equal atmospheric pressure
B. same temperature areas
C. places of equal altitudes
D. equal sunshine areas
Answer» C. places of equal altitudes
Explanation: In cartography, a contour line (often just called a "contour") joins points of equal elevation (height) above a given level, such as mean sea level. Contour lines are curved or straight lines on a map describing the intersection of a real or hypothetical surface with one or more horizontal planes. The configuration of these contours allows map readers to infer relative gradient of a parameter and estimate that parameter at specific places.
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