Making Maps

Making Maps

A Visual Guide to Map Design for GIS

Paperback - 2005
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A concise, down-to-earth guide to creating maps using GIS, this book is visually engaging, clear, and compelling--exactly how an effective map should be. Featuring over 300 maps and other figures, including instructive examples of both good and poor design choices, the book covers everything from locating and processing data to making decisions about layout, map symbols, color, and type. For students, professionals, and others who want to make better maps, this is an essential, uniquely helpful resource. The author's website (http://makingmaps.owu.edu) offers excerpts from each chapter, links to related sites, and a regularly updated blog on the topic of making maps.

Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, c2005.
ISBN: 9781593852009
1593852002
9781593852016
1593852010
Branch Call Number: 526
Characteristics: 303 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wood, Denis

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