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How Maps Work

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Macecahren Romariz rated it it was amazing Jan 20, University of the Sunshine Coast Library. Presenting a perspective built on four decades of cartographic research, along with research from other areas, it explores how maps work at multiple levels – from the individual to societal – and provides a cohesive picture of how the many representational choices inherent in mapping interact with the processing of information construction of knowledge.


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Books by Alan M. Although computers now provide the graphic tools macecahren produce maps of similar or better quality than those produced by previous manual techniques, they seldom incorporate the conceptual tools needed to make informed symbolization and design decisions.

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How Maps Work: Representation, Visualization, and Design by Alan M. MacEachren

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