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Map Use and Analysis by John Campbell
  

Map Use and Analysis

Part of the WCB Geography Series

RRP £45.99

Synopsis

Map Use and Analysis by John Campbell

This book is designed to serve as an introduction to the fascinating world of maps. It explains how to use maps to obtain information about a wide variety of topics. Throughout the book, maps are viewed in a broad framework. Thus, the discussion includes mental maps, aerial photographs, remotely sensed images, computer-assisted cartography, and geographical information systems, in addition to traditional printed maps. The writing style is neither formalistic nor casual, with an emphasis on clarity of explanation. The discussions assume that the reader has no specific prior knowledge of the topic, so that even novice map users can understand and use the information and techniques presented.

About the Author

John Campbell is the author of many biographies including one of Edward Heath, for which he won the 1994 NCR award, The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher, from Grocer's Daughter to Iron Lady and, most recently, Pistols at Dawn: Two Hundred Years of Political Rivalry from Pitt and Fox to Blair and Brown. He is married and lives in Kent.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st September 2009

Author

John Campbell

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Publisher

McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe

Format

Hardback
416 pages

Categories

Cartography, map-making & projections

ISBN

9780072521825

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