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shading consisting of multiple crossing lines

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While the mountain pictographs of the Homann map rely on an outline in combination with shade-lines on the southeastern slopes (implying high-oblique, northwest illumination), the mountain forms of the Dunn map are rendered by hachures (slope lines) on multiple sides.
Sur ces cartes, l'interpenetration des deux echelles a ete realisee par une superposition cartographique ou le type de regions est represente par des hachures plus ou moins serrees alors que le type de localite est represente par differentes teintes de grise.
pres du genou droit, l'observateur attentif eut remarque sur le fond grisatre de l'etoffe un travail regulier de hachures d'un ton plus vigoureux, qui temoignait chez le savant de l'habitude d'essuyer sa plume trop chargee d'encre sur cette partie de son vetement.
Hachures are short lines perpendicular to the contour line.
numerals, and hachures (shading to indicate mountains or other
It is indicated on maps by hachures, shading, or more accurately, by contour lines.
The rain of hachures is the cinematographic screen, the projection behind which the city is perceived" (Zischler).