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  • Charting the Worldby Richard Panchyk

    Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    Maps have been a part of human culture since the days of scratching on cave walls, and this richly illustrated history chronicles the road from simple diagrams used to avoid danger to the complex, navigational charts used today. Displaying an array of historic atlases and a variety of cartography styles, this book allows young readers to test their... more...

  • Looking at Mapsby Moira Anderson

    Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99

    Maps show us where things are in the world with abstract pictures of what is in view. Many maps have grid coordinates that make it easier to locate where something is. A vertical grid line is known as longitude and a horizontal line is known as latitude. Symbols and keys are important parts of maps. A scale helps us know how far apart things are from... more...

  • Journeysby Moira Anderson

    Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99

    A shark is a type of fish that has about 350 different species in the world. Sharks are made up of cartilage and are always growing new teeth. Sometimes the teeth grow in rows of 5. Sharks are known to be dangerous creatures, but they do not kill as many people as one would think. Some different sharks are whale sharks, great white sharks, hammerhead... more...

  • European Perceptions of Terra Australisby Dr Alfred Hiatt; Professor Christopher Wortham; Professor Claire McIlroy; Dr Anne M Scott

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    Terra Australis, the southern land, was one of the most widespread concepts in European geography from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, although the notion of a land mass in the Southern seas had been prevalent since classical Antiquity. Through interdisciplinary contributions, ranging across history, the visual arts, literature and popular... more...

  • Geographical Designby Stephen Hirtle

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00

    With GIS technologies ranging from Google Maps and Google Earth to the use of smart phones and in-car navigation systems, spatial knowledge is often acquired and communicated through geographic information technologies. This monograph describes the interplay between spatial cognition research and use of spatial interfaces. It begins by reviewing what... more...

  • Maps for the Futureby László Zentai; Jesús Reyes Nunez

    Springer 2012; US$ 159.00

    The joint symposium of ICA commissions is always one of the most important events for cartographers. This joint seminar in Orleans was connected to 25th International Cartographic Conference, Paris. Works were presented by members of the commissions on: Cartography and Children, Cartographic Education and Training, Maps and the Internet, Planetary... more...

  • OpenStreetMapby Jonathan Bennett

    Packt Publishing 2010; US$ 23.99

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  • A History of Spacesby John Pickles

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95

    This book provides an essential insight into the practices and ideas of maps and map-making. It draws on a wide range of social theorists, and theorists of maps and cartography, to show how maps and map-making have shaped the spaces in which we live. Going beyond the focus of traditional cartography, the book draws on examples of the use of maps from... more...

  • Map Scripting 101by DuVander Adam

    No Starch Press 2010; US$ 27.95

    Web services like Mapquest and Google Maps have transformed the way we think about and use maps. But these services do more than just driving directions—they provide APIs that web developers can use to build customized map applications. In Map Scripting 101 , author Adam DuVander uses a project-based approach to teach you how to create useful... more...

  • Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imageryby Xiaojun Yang; Jonathan Li

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 167.95

    Modern photogrammetric mapping, Ayma n F. Habib Airborne LiDAR remote sensing and its applications, Keqi Zha ng, Zheng Cui, and Patricia A. Houle Advanced algorithms for land use and cover classification, Mahesh Pal Global digital elevation model development from satellite remote-sensing data, Dean B. Gesch Digital elevation model generation... more...