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Understand Maps - Geography - About.com
The History of Cartography Read this article to learn about the history and development of cartography. Learn about early cartography in Greece, Rome, China ...
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The History of Cartography - Geography - About.com
Read this article to learn about the history and development of cartography. Learn about early cartography in Greece, Rome, China and the Middle East as well ...
http://geography.about.com/od/understandmaps/fl/The-History-of-Cartography.htm
The Future of Paper Maps? - Geography - About.com
Do GIS, GPS, smart phones, and computers mean the end of paper maps? Explore the future of paper maps and cartography on Geography at About.com.
http://geography.about.com/od/understandmaps/a/Future-Of-Paper-Maps.htm
Basics of Map Reading for Beginners - Geography - About.com
Maps are the basic tools of geography. They enable us to depict spatial phenomenon on paper. There are conventions used in cartography which allow a map ...
http://geography.about.com/od/studygeography/a/mapparts.htm
Peters Projection - Geography - About.com
Unfortunately, the media fell for Peter's argument and, due to a lack of understanding about cartography, presented Peters' idea as the greatest thing since ...
http://geography.about.com/library/weekly/aa030201a.htm
The Role of Colors on Maps - Geography - About.com
Cartographers utilize color on a map to represent certain features. Color use is often consistent across different types of maps by different cartographers or ...
http://geography.about.com/od/understandmaps/a/mapcolors.htm
John Paul Goode - Geography - About.com
A biographical overview of John Paul Goode, the cartographer and geographer who developed a new map projection and published the famous Goode's World ...
http://geography.about.com/od/understandmaps/a/John-Paul-Goode.htm
Geography - Maps, Country Information, Quizzes
Read this article to learn about the history and development of cartography. Learn about early cartography in Greece, Rome, China and the Middle East as well ...
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Why Is North at the Top of the Map? - Geography - About.com
Thus, in cartography and geography, an egocentric society is one that places itself in either the center of a depiction of the world, or at the top. Information at the ...
http://geography.about.com/od/understandmaps/a/North-At-The-Top-Of-The-Map.htm
Map Jokes - Humor - Geography
Q. Why did the cartographer put a band-aid on the map? A. Because it had a bleeding edge. Q. What do John Wayne and a map key have in common?
http://geography.about.com/library/misc/blhumor9.htm
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