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Elements of Cartography

By: AH Robinson, JL Morrison, PC Muehrcke, SC Guptill and AJ Kimerling

690 pages, Col & b/w figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Apr 1995 | Edition: 6 | #53454 | ISBN: 0471555797
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Recognized as a classic resource in cartography, this text continues to integrate the latest modern technology with traditional cartographic principles.


Partial table of contents:. Cartography Today. History of Cartography. EARTH-MAP RELATIONS. Basic Geodesy. Scale, Reference, and Coordinate Systems. SOURCES OF DATA. Ground Survey and Positioning. Remote Sensing Data Collection. DATA PROCESSING. Image Processing. Geographic and Cartographic Database Concepts. Geographic Information Systems. PERCEPTION AND DESIGN. Color Theory and Models. Color and Pattern Use. Typography and Lettering the Map. CARTOGRAPHIC ABSTRACTION. Selection and Generalization Principles. Portraying the Land-Surface Form. Dynamic/Interactive Mapping. MAP EXECUTION AND DISSEMINATION. Map Reproduction. Map Production. Appendices. Index.

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