Hillsahding Alternatives

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These procedures for hillshading alternatives were developed by Pat Kennelly and Jon Kimerling as published in or referred to by articles in Cartography and Geographic Information Science (CaGIS), Cartographic Perspectives, ArcUser, and the Journal of Geoscience Education.

1) Illuminated contour article appr 20M

     Procedure only
         (appendix to article) appr 300K

example of illuminated contour procedure
  Mount St. Helens &
Mount Adams, WA

2) Hachure article
          (see methodology) appr 2M

     Procedure only
         (no illustrations) appr 120K

example hachure procedure
  Mount Rainier, WA

3) Point symbol procedure appr 9K

example point symbol procedure
Rocky Mountain Front &
Flathead Lake, Montana

4) Inclined contour procedures appr 80K

example inclined countours
Highland Mountains
south of Butte, Montana


5) Hillshading with oriented halftones
        app 8 Mb

example 5-half shading
Sweet Grass Hills, north-central Montana