The Story of Maps and Navigation

The Story of Maps and Navigation

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This information filled volume examines the basic elements of maps (scale, grid lines, contour) and how we use them. It gives a concise survey of the history of cartography and has sections on specialized maps (sea charts, star maps, military maps, weather maps), compasses and lighthouses, modern navigation (satellites, radar, GIS), surveying, and an overview of great journeys in world more

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  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 30 pages
  • 210.82 x 269.24 x 10.16mm | 362.87g
  • Oxford University Press, USA
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0195214102
  • 9780195214109

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