hillshade

Hillshade

Layer showing light and dark areas as if sun were shining on the surface. Hillshade layers lend texture to maps when used as a base layer under a semi-transparent top layer because they allow the user to visualize mountains and valleys within the focal area. It can also be helpful in informing impacts to vegetative communities.

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Read the Technical Abstract for this data layer.