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Map basics

Author: Maxwell Baber
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2007.
Series: Map readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brief guide to reading and understanding maps that contains a history of mapmaking, types of maps, and how technology effects the way maps are made.
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Genre/Form: Maps
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baber, Maxwell.
Map basics.
Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2007
(OCoLC)894798114
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maxwell Baber
ISBN: 9781403467942 1403467943 140346801X 9781403468017
OCLC Number: 63297790
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
History of mapping --
Getting to know your globe --
Map projections --
Map scale --
The elements of a map --
Finding direction --
Finding a location --
Types of maps --
The future of mapping --
Make your own maps --
Glossary --
Further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Map readers.
Responsibility: Maxwell Baber.
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A brief guide to reading and understanding maps that contains a history of mapmaking, types of maps, and how technology effects the way maps are made.

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