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The Story of Maps and Navigation

By Anita Ganeri, 1961-

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 history.

Format

Book

Availability

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  • C 912 Gan, Children's NonFiction

Publish Date

1997

ISBN

0195214102


Format: Book
Author: Ganeri, Anita, 1961-
Title: The story of maps and navigation / by Anita Ganeri.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Subject: Cartography -- Juvenile literature Navigation -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0195214102
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 4
Call Number: 912 Gan
Oclc: 37331712
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Bib Id: 119065

Format: Book
Author: Ganeri, Anita, 1961-
Title: The story of maps and navigation / by Anita Ganeri.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Description: 30 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Series: Signs of the times
Series: Ganeri, Anita, 1961- Signs of the times
Subjects: Cartography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Navigation -- Juvenile literature.
Other Title: Maps and navigation
Notes: Includes index.
LCCN: 97030692
ISBN: 0195214102
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 4
Call Number: 912 Gan