A topographic map is one kind of map. There are others.
it is different for location
The main difference is that a road map shows an area's roads and labels them. A topographic map focuses on large-scale terrain details.
A topographic map is a map of the topography of the land. A satellite map is a map taken from a satellite.
A topographic map shows heights of mountains and a political map shows states/countrys/capitals.
The relief is the difference between the highest and lowest contour line.
Topographic maps are used to show elevation on land, and bathymetric maps are used to show depth in bodies of water.
mt st helens is 3-d, topographic map is 2-d. a topographic map can probably fit on your desk, but mt st helens may not