The World of Maps

Map Reading and Interpretation for the 21st Century

Judith A. Tyner

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I. Map Reading Basics

1. Introduction: The Importance of Map Reading

2. Landmarks of Mapmaking

3. Map Basics

4. The Figure of the Earth and Coordinate Systems

5. Map Projections: The Round Earth on Flat Paper

6. The Earth from Above: Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation

II. Map Types and Their Analysis

7. Virtual Maps and GPS

8. Topographic Maps

9. Thematic Maps

10. Maps for Navigation

11. Maps for Special Purposes

III. Putting It All Together

12. Map Interpretation

13. Epilogue: The Future of Maps and Map Reading

Appendix A. Glossary

Appendix B. Abbreviations

Appendix C. Useful Statistics

Appendix D. Resources

Appendix E. Commonly Used Projections