G navigational map key to human survival pacific

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Unformatted text preview: , 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Social & Cultural History of Maps & Mapping • Solving Spatial Problems: e.g. Navigational Map – Key to human survival – Pacific Islanders (the Marshall Islands) Navigational map that allowed the islanders to travel to different locations. Geographic Tools: The Map – Sept 17, 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Social & Cultural History of Maps & Mapping • Maps reflect current knowledge – Unknown Land: Parte Incognita Geographic Tools: The Map Terra Incognita: New France – Sept 17, 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Social & Cultural History of Maps & Mapping • • Maps reflect fears and angst among populations Maps as art Can symbolize fear & anxiety. Reflects current state of knowledge. Also reflects fear/ anxieties that explores or civilizations had. - Geographic Tools: The Map – Sept 17, 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Social & Cultural History of Maps & Mapping...
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