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Lecture21 - 1507 History maps vs historical maps The sky as...

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1 Geography 12: Maps and Spatial Reasoning Lecture 21: Thematic and Special Purpose Maps Professor Keith Clarke Special purpose maps • Cartograms • Highway maps and Atlases • Weather and Climate • Geological maps • Historical maps vs. History Maps • Extra-terrestrial mapping • Journalistic maps • Tactual maps
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2 Automated algorithm: Congressional Districts
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3 Iterative generation Chernoff faces Abstract cartogram Extraterrestrial mapping
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4 The glove compartment Highway maps Climate change
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5 Temperature and precipitation The weather Radar Weather satellites
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6 GOES NOAA Geological map Specialized Symbols
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7 Martin Waldseemueller
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Unformatted text preview: 1507 History maps vs. historical maps The sky as globe/map 8 X-ray surveys Newspapers and magazines Television The Web Networks, interaction, animation, sound 9 Tactile maps Hung Hom Train Station, Kowloon, HK Summary • Many special purpose thematic maps • Cartograms especially powerful • Specialty maps for different applications and disciplines, e.g. weather, geology, travel • Many different media: books, magazines, newspapers, TV • Web allows interaction, animation, sound • Once uncommon, now part of the everyday fabric of life...
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