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Recognized as the classic resource in cartography, this text continues to integrate the latest modern technology with traditional cartographic principles. The balanced author team provides a solid conceptual foundation in the basic principles of cartography while introducing the newest technological advances which have greatly altered modern cartographic techniques. New features include a complete updating of topical data and a shift in emphasis from ''small-scale to all-scale maps.'' Systematic coverage is given to both theory and applications with all basic mapmaking tools presented including formulas, tables and constants.
Partial table of contents:
History of Cartography.
Scale, Reference, and Coordinate Systems.
SOURCES OF DATA.
Ground Survey and Positioning.
Remote Sensing Data Collection.
Geographic and Cartographic Database Concepts.
Geographic Information Systems.
PERCEPTION AND DESIGN.
Color Theory and Models.
Color and Pattern Use.
Typography and Lettering the Map.
Selection and Generalization Principles.
Portraying the Land-Surface Form.
MAP EXECUTION AND DISSEMINATION.