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Practical geography in Africa

Author: Thomas Eric Hilton
Publisher: London : Longmans, 1961. ©1961
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Maps
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hilton, Thomas Eric.
Practical geography in Africa.
[London] Longmans [1961]
(OCoLC)693142343
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Eric Hilton
OCLC Number: 9284764
Description: xiii, 348 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introductory: maps and pictures --
Scale (measurement, enlargement, reduction --
Showing relief and direction (sections, intervisibility, gradient, direction, bearing) --
Conventional signs and setting the map --
The maps of the commonwealth west, central, and east Africa territories --
Land forms on contour maps --
Settlements --
Following a route on a plan or local map --
The study of a topographical sheet --
The study of photographs --
The use of statistics and statistical diagrams and graphs --
Statistical or distributional mapping --
Weather observations and climatic mapping --
Introduction to surveying --
Map drawing and relief modelling --
First ideas about map projections.
Responsibility: T.E. Hilton.

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