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English translation: top-view map

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German term or phrase:Aufsichtskarte
English translation:top-view map
Entered by: Kim Metzger
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18:22 Mar 8, 2001
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German term or phrase: Aufsichtskarte
In a Diplomarbeit on geography the author uses both Aufsichtskarte and Aufrisskarte. I think the latter is an elevation map, but what about the first?
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 19:04
top view map
Explanation:
Aufsicht (math./tech., einer Zeichnung) - top view or plan
[Muret-Sanders, Enzyklop. WB]
(I think the more common German term is Draufsicht, cf. Ernst)

Top view map is borne out by these (and more) references:
A detailed top-view map shows the trail's most difficult sections and other notable spots, such as bridges, rivers, waterfalls, and rest areas.
www.beneficialdesigns.com/services/pcktmap.htm

This top view map represents a 1.5 mile by 1.5 mile square plot of land. It is populated with deer that roam freely ...
www.planetdeerhunter.com/dh1/dh1mapview.shtml

The compass let you change the view angle. It rotates the top-view map, and the side-view map follows it. You cannot change the pitch view angle; ie the top ...
www.planetquake.com/quark/armin/editor2.htm

This is a standard top view map engine, not an isometric view. ...
www.ambrosiasw.com/webboard/Forum51/HTML/000016.html

HTH!
Selected response from:

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 17:04
Grading comment
Thank you Ulrike. In fact the text was about maps of alpine regions for mountain climbers.
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Summary of answers provided
nasurvey mapAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
natop view mapUlrike Lieder
nasurveillance map
Parrot


  

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19 mins
surveillance map


Explanation:
Cf. Muret-Sanders

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 02:04
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 315

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Ulrike Lieder

Uschi (Ursula) Walke

Pro-Japanese
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1 hr
top view map


Explanation:
Aufsicht (math./tech., einer Zeichnung) - top view or plan
[Muret-Sanders, Enzyklop. WB]
(I think the more common German term is Draufsicht, cf. Ernst)

Top view map is borne out by these (and more) references:
A detailed top-view map shows the trail's most difficult sections and other notable spots, such as bridges, rivers, waterfalls, and rest areas.
www.beneficialdesigns.com/services/pcktmap.htm

This top view map represents a 1.5 mile by 1.5 mile square plot of land. It is populated with deer that roam freely ...
www.planetdeerhunter.com/dh1/dh1mapview.shtml

The compass let you change the view angle. It rotates the top-view map, and the side-view map follows it. You cannot change the pitch view angle; ie the top ...
www.planetquake.com/quark/armin/editor2.htm

This is a standard top view map engine, not an isometric view. ...
www.ambrosiasw.com/webboard/Forum51/HTML/000016.html

HTH!


Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 17:04
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
Thank you Ulrike. In fact the text was about maps of alpine regions for mountain climbers.
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1 hr
survey map


Explanation:
There are several kinds of survey maps, mainly:
- Geological Survey Map;
- Geodetic Survey Map;
- Ordnance survey Map (military map).




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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 02:04
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 126
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