Quality Mountain Days
                                                                 & Advanced workshops

Contour and Landforms on OS Maps


 Scarp and Dip Slopes  Steep Slope / Gentle Slope  
 A Valley  A Spur  
 A Pass  A Saddle  
 Concave Slopes  Convex Slopes  
 A concave slope is steeper at the top and less so at the bottom.
 A convex slope is steeper at the bottom and less so at the top.
 Conical Hill or Knoll    
 A Knoll is a low isolated hill which is shown on a contour map with a ring contour pattern..
 V Shaped Valley  
 U Shaped Valley  
 River Valleys  


Important: Participation Statement

Climbing, hillwalking and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death.
Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement.

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