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Types of maps

Author: Melanie Waldron
Publisher: Chicago : Capstone Raintree, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maps are essential tools for understanding the world around us. Learning to read maps - both printed and online - is a core skill that forms the basis of social studies. This book explores the many different types of maps available and discusses which are best for different applications.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Waldron
ISBN: 9781410949042 1410949044
OCLC Number: 779607275
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: What is a map? --
Round earth, flat earth --
Political and physical maps --
Transportation maps --
Weather and topogarphy --
Land use and resources --
Statistical maps --
Tourist maps and town maps --
Historical maps, modern maps --
Same place, different map --
Reading maps --
Space maps --
Get mapping!
Responsibility: Melanie Waldron.

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Maps are essential tools for understanding the world around us. Learning to read maps - both printed and online - is a core skill that forms the basis of social studies. This book explores the many different types of maps available and discusses which are best for different applications.

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