4 Types of Classification of Terrain|Highway Engineering

4 Types of Classification of Terrains

1) Plain Terrain

The area of country having cross slope varying from 0% to 10% is known as plan terrain.

2) Rolling Terrain

The area of country having cross slope varying from 10% to 25% is known as rolling terrain.

3) Mountainous Terrain

The area of country having slope varying from 25% to 60% is known as mountainous terrain.

4) Steep Terrain

The area of country having a cross slope greater than 60% is called steep terrain.

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