Cartographic Design and Production
Rewritten and reorganized, this text treats cartography as a combination of science and art, and covers the traditional graphic processes of map design and production for topographic maps, nautical charts, statistical maps etc. It also summarizes develoments in cartographic theory and research.
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Information and cartographic representation
Vision and perception
Map design and cartographic symbols
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