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Maps and Mapping

Chancellor, Deborah (Book - 2010)
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Examines different types of maps and their uses, as well as the practice and history of map making, with projects to allow readers to practice making their own maps.
Authors: Chancellor, Deborah
Title: Maps and mapping
Publisher: New York : Kingfisher : Distributed in the U.S. by Macmillan, c2010
Edition: Rev. ed.
Characteristics: 56 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Deborah Chancellor
Contents: What are maps?
Why we need maps
Mapping the street
Understanding scale
Town maps
Country maps
Mapping the world
Where on Earth?
Making maps
Drawing maps
Old maps
Making maps today
Using symbols
Which way?
Map projections
Different types of maps
Mapping underwater
Mapping the stars
Project : find the way
Project : looking at hills
Project : treasure hunt
Summary: Examines different types of maps and their uses, as well as the practice and history of map making, with projects to allow readers to practice making their own maps.
ISBN: 0753467186
9780753467183
0753464500
9780753464502
Branch Call Number: j 912 C454m 2010 Beginning Facts
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 55) and index
Subject Headings: Maps Juvenile literature Cartography Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Maps
Cartography
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Examines different types of maps and their uses, as well as the practice and history of map making, with projects to allow readers to practice making their own maps.


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