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"A praiseworthy introduction to the lore of maps and a mine of information for the amateur map-maker."—O.M. Miller, American Geographical Society

"This book should be welcomed by all students of mapping, for it will take them in uncomplicated stages through the complexities of compiling a map. . . . Mr. Greenwood is to be congratulated on an excellent book."—C.J. Angus, Canadian Geographical Journal

"For the baggy and middle-aged who cannot afford skiing in Austria or sailing off Bimini, Greenhood invites his readers to a sort of intellectual excitement which neither skiing nor sailing could equal. . . . Unless you work professionally with maps to the degree that a navigator does, for instance, this book will fascinate and enthrall you."—Monroe Bush, American Forests

"A teacher who wishes to go into the classroom with a storehouse of knowledge and ideas will find this a remarkable book. It is easy to read, and each page contains information which can be fed into the work in progress no matter which area of the world is being studied."—Instructor

Table of Contents

Part I. Getting the Most Out of Maps

1. How to Find Places: Coordinates

2. The Versatile Plane: Great Circles

3. This Little Means That Much: Distance

4. The Rose of the Winds: Directions

5. Making Molehills Out of Mountains: Content

6. Flat Maps with Round Meanings: Projections

Part II. Making Your Own

7. Basing Maps on Other Maps: Compilation

8. Basing Maps upon the Ground: Survey

9. Treasures, Tools, and Materials: Equipment

Appendix. Useful Figures

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226306971
Author:
Greenhood, David
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Subject:
Maps
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Geography-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
19640231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
297
Dimensions:
9.00x5.92x.76 in. .90 lbs.

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