Maps and mapping

Book
Published 2010
Item Details
Summary:

Examines different types of maps and their uses, as well as the practice and history of map making, with projects to allow readers to practice making their own maps.

ISBN:
9780753464502 (lib. bdg.)
0753464500 (lib. bdg.)
Publisher, Date:
New York : Kingfisher : Distributed in the U.S. by Macmillan, c2010.
Description:
56 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 27 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 55) and index.
Contents:
What are maps?
Why we need maps
Mapping the street
Understanding the scale
Town maps
Country maps
Mapping the world
Where on Earth?
Making maps
Drawing maps
Old maps
Making maps today
Using symbols
Which way?
Map projections
Different types of maps
Mapping underwater
Mapping the stars
Project : find the way
Project : looking at hills
Project : treasure hunt.
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