Map appreciation.

M. Monmonier, G. A. Schnell

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A textbook which details the uses to which maps are put. Ten chapters cover the following themes: 1) an introduction on maps, and their main elements and roles; 2) photomaps and remotely sensed images, conventional and satellite; 3) landscape maps; 4) maps of the atmosphere, weather and climate; 5) population maps, data, symbols, uses and applications; 6) political maps; propaganda, boundary disputes; 7) municipal mapping, utilities, real estate; 8) old maps, their study, collection, preservation, and use in local history; 9) journalistic advertising and fictional maps; 10) computer cartography. Appendices give temperature conversions and sources of maps and cartographic information, as well as a glossary of terms. -after Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMap appreciation.
PublisherPrentice Hall
ISBN (Print)0135560527, 9780135560525
StatePublished - 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


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