Making Maps

Making Maps

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This volume is a concise guide to creating maps using GIS (a geographic information system). In the simplest terms, GIS is the merging of cartography, statistical analysis and database technology. Featuring over 300 maps and other figures, including instructive examples of both good and poor design choices, the book covers everything from locating and processing data to making decisions about layout, map symbols, color, and type.A Visual Guide to Map Design for GIS John Krygier, Denis Wood. Route of Marine jet Ski lift cable (not on map) hit by jet 20 Killed Near Cavalese, Northern Italy Despite a long tradition of map making and ... lift cable. The cable was shown on Italian maps, but the Pentagon prohibits the use of maps made by foreign nations.


Title:Making Maps
Author: John Krygier, Denis Wood
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2011
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