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shading consisting of multiple crossing lines

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30) In all likelihood, the Coast Surveyors took an existing county map of Virginia, and then applied the new hachuring techniques to identify slavery according to the new census figures.
Demand from the military for more land feature details on maps in the late 19th century, led to the introduction of contours and the colour green that can still be seen on modern-day maps, that do not include hachuring.
Strewn with colour plates, its 684 pages are also a treasure trove of insights: into colouring, hachuring, print techniques, cartographic plagiarism and the book trade.
The hachuring on the township survey suggests a way of estimating the volume of the displaced material by reconstructing the pre-slide topographic surface as a staircase with broad treads ascending the valley side.
This technique differs from the traditional method -- polishing a plain metal surface and having the acid "bite" into the metal -- and consisted in hachuring the surface and blackening it entirely.