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

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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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