GIS Hillshading Alternatives

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.

Bureau Location Map

1) Illuminated contour article appr 20M

Procedure only (appendix to article) appr 300K

Mount St. Helens & Mount Adams, WA

Bureau Location Map

2) Hachure article (see methodology) appr 2M

Procedure only (appendix to article) appr 300K

Mount St. Helens & Mount Adams, WA

Map to billings office

3) Point symbol procedure appr 9K

Rocky Mountain Front & Flathead Lake, Montana

Map to billings office

4) Inclined contour procedures appr 80K

Highland Mountains south of Butte, Montana

Map to billings office

5) Hillshading with oriented halftones app 8 Mb

Sweet Grass Hills, north-central Montana