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eText: 
ISBN-10 0321961447ISBN-13 9780321961440
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-321-89682-3ISBN-13 978-0-321-89682-7
Author(s): Keith C. Clarke
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2015 Pages: 416
Description

For general education mapping/cartography coursesMaps and Web Mapping establishes an innovative, eText-only introduction to the history, principles, and current technologies used in mapping and cartography in a way that’s never been done before. Created to work with resources in Mygeoscienceplace.com, this solution engages students with interactive tools, including MapMaster™ interactive maps, Google Earth™ exercises, lecture videos, Map Projection animations, and more. This affordable online-only solution seamlessly integrates narrative text with a dynamic, interactive media experience, creating a rich learning environment and working together to help students develop spatial reasoning skills and practice observation, experimentation, and critical thinking. This program presents a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It provides:

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