Geography 165: Maps
Chapter 2: Whats your map for?
Mental, Virtual and Real Maps
Functions of Maps
Characteristics of Maps
Advantages and Limitations of Maps
What is a map?
A map is any concrete or a
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Geography 181: Lab 3 Assignment
When the circles move along the horizontal standard line, the equator line, the size of the
circles do not change, it remains the same size as it is before. However, as it mo
Geography 181. Principles of GIScience
Assignment 1. Mental Maps
Dates and Duration
Assigned: Week of September 21, 2015
Duration: 2 hours
Due: At the end of the lab class
The objectives of this assignment are: to examine the nature of mental m
Lecture 7: Map coordinates & scale
1. Map scale & scale factors
1. the importance of scale
Scale as a term is used to refer to:
n Map scale/cartographic scale: distance on a map vs. reality, 1:50,000
Lec 11 point symbol maps
1. Discrete surface maps
Point symbol maps : map discrete point data, location = important
o Pictorial symbols (e.g. tourist maps)
o Dot density maps
o Proportional symbols (e.g
- How exactly data are measured (exactness).
o High precision is not the same as high accuracy.
o Precision should be appropriate for the application.
o Applies to numerical and categorical data.
o Number of d
Map 1: https:/reneho.cartodb.com/viz/6c8c6588-3984-11e6-b224-0e3ff518bd15/public_map
Map 2: https:/reneho.cartodb.com/viz/6c7ac01a-3c9c-11e6-a74f-0e787de82d45/public_map
a) Compared the use of CartoDB to ArcMap. What are some of th
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Assignment 2 LAB 104
1. National Topographic System
a) 1: 50,000 Map of Owen Sound, Ontario
NTS Sheet Number
b) Markham, Ontar
Friday, October 3, 2:30pm in STP 105
Approx. 20 marks - True/false
Approx. 40 marks - Short answer
Definitions (use full sentences)
Return at 3:30 for lecture in the 2nd hour.
Definition and Scope of
Introduction and Chapter 1:
How to make a mapGeneral
overview and terminology
Geography 165: Cartography
Definition and Scope
Evolution and History
Size and Shape of the Earth
What do we need to know about the
earth to make a map?
Size: how large is the earth?
how large are distances/landmasses?
earth is not round.how does this