Elements of cartography

I cannot recommend this particular version of the book. No Kindle device required. Just a problem that I can see, its not have a luxurous edition althoug the price is high.

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It's a book about map making.

The most glaring deficiency is in the area of computer technology. This book lays out every little detail. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Although cartigraphy is used but still very good quality. Sections of this book that stick to their cartographic knitting are excellent. March 5, - Published on Amazon. View or cartographj your browsing history.

There will be a review of the Sixth Edition next month, and that is actually the "cartographic Bible.

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Its have a part for GIS and not forget the traditional cartography process. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Some of the writing could have been extracted from a sophmore term paper, sprinkled with such inept phrases as "such as", "similarly", "however" and "in fact". He served in academic research and continuing education roles in leading U. It is too bad that the editor had so little influence. Common terms and phrases accuracy angle areal artwork attribute values base blue camera cartogra cartographers Census Chapter choropleth map chroma circle Color Figure compilation contour control points coordinate create dasymetric mapping data sets database devices display distance distribution electronic elevation emulsion example film format Geographic Information Systems graph graphic grid halftone imagery isarithmic land landform Landsat latitude lettering light map design map projection map users measurement meridian methods Munsell Natural Color System negative opponent process output parallel pattern percent photographic pixels plane planimetric plotted position printers printing produce quadtree raster reference region remote sensing represent reproduction result sample satellite scan scanner screen tints scribing selected spatial data standard symbols techniques thematic maps tion topographic maps U.

Showing of 3 reviews. It is a good book as a lexicon for basic cartographic terms, and there are some useful concepts buried in the book, but you will have to work hard to pull them out at more than a survey level pun intentional.

Elements of Cartography, 6th Edition

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The balanced author team provides a solid conceptual foundation in the basic principles of cartography while introducing the newest technological Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. Historical information is very intersting. July 12, - Published on Amazon.

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. The sixth edition of "Elements" was published inand reviewers familiar with the advances in cartographic technology would be familiar with the cartograph upheaval the field was going through at that time.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? As a previous reviewer noted, the book has many co-authors, and the writing is highly uneven. Read more Read carrtography.

Customers who bought this item also bought. Work on a seventh edition of this seminal text is currently underway, which should bring the content of the book up to par with recent changes.

I cannot recommend this particular version of the book. From the Back Cover About the Cover:

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