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Map Functions (Springer Geography) by Ewa Krzywicka-Blum

By Ewa Krzywicka-Blum

This publication departs from standard cartography textbooks, which are inclined to specialise in the features of the equipment and technique of expression. in its place, it bargains a proof of the person point of view at the map as a selected made from civilization, person who constitutes an element of social communication. 

The structure highlights the fundamental estate of cartographic notation, specifically: the way in which of forming the map’s content material components, adjusted to its objective. This estate is ensured because of the size of reference devices in terms of the remark scale of the gadgets, and by way of topological consistency among the reference devices method and actual structure of the items. An exploration of the features of varied methods of depicting a map’s content material parts, equipped within the reference devices size, is preceded through a basic part accentuating the location of cartography between different sciences, in addition to the definition and normal houses of a map. The book’s remaining bankruptcy encompasses a separate textbook evaluate of the functions of taxonomic tools in cartography.

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