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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 ...
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Understand Maps and 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 ...
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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
Biography of Anaximander - Geography - About.com
The Greek philosopher Anaximander made many significant contributions to early geography and cartography and he is believed to have created the first ...
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Peters Projection - Geography
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
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
Major Branches of Geography - About.com
Cartography. It has often been said that geography is anything that can be mapped. While all geographers know how to display their research on maps, the  ...
http://geography.about.com/od/studygeography/a/branchesgeog_2.htm
The Role of Colors on Maps - Geography - About.com
... Parenting · Religion & Spirituality · Sports · Videos. Share this. About.com · About Education · Geography . . . Maps · Understand Maps and Cartography ...
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Mercator Projection - Geography - About.com
Robinson further reiterated this position in his first edition of his Elements of Cartography textbook, issued in 1953, when he called the Mercator projection "of  ...
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Propaganda Maps - Geography - About.com
Geopolitical Maps: A Sketch History of a Neglected Trend in Cartography. Geopolitics, 13(2), 278-308. Monmonier, Mark. (1991). How to Lie with Maps. Chicago: ...
http://geography.about.com/od/understandmaps/a/Propaganda-Maps.htm
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