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Charting the world : geography and maps from cave paintings to GPS with 21 activities

Author: Richard Panchyk
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the history of maps and mapmaking with activities, including drawing a treasure map, creating a nautical map, and navigating a course using a compass.
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Genre/Form: Atlases
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Panchyk
ISBN: 9781569763445 1569763445
OCLC Number: 690086839
Description: xi, 132 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm
Contents: Geograhically speaking --
Maps and globes : representing the Earth --
Geography and the new world --
Blood, power, and treasure : special uses of maps --
Geography and maps present and future.
Responsibility: Richard Panchyk.

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Tells the history of maps and mapmaking with activities, including drawing a treasure map, creating a nautical map, and navigating a course using a compass.

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