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Cartography is the science and art of map making. Here you should find information and resources related to the process of making maps.
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Sabed - Multifunctional online atlas, specially made for the last years of elementary school and the first years of secondary education. In Dutch, English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. Terrain Map.com - The purpose of this web page is to assemble, organize, and present digital information about the earth's land surface of use to outdoor enthusiasts. Harvard Map Collection: USGS Legend - Scans from 'Standard Symbols Adopted by The Board of Surveys and Maps, United States of America' (1932). Ordnance Survey - Maps and mapping for Great Britain, with free mapping and services together with information on digital and paper mapping products and other aspects of cartography Ordnance Survey Ireland - The Irish national mapping agency. The United States Army Corps of Engineers - The USACE is responsible for investigating, developing and maintaining the nation's water and related environmental resources. A great source for hydrographic information. International Cartographic Association - To promote the discipline and profession of cartography in an international context. The National Geographic Society - Explore National Geographic Online. A world leader in geography, cartography and exploration. Maps of the World - Digital royalty-free maps covering the entire contemporary world. Maps fully modifiable in programs like Adobe Illustrator. Solid Terrain Modeling - STM creates physical 3D terrain models from digital data. PDF Map Source - The site is a growing collection of pdf maps. The pdf maps are free for personal use. LLEK Bookmarks Scientific Search Engines - Cartography/GIS/Remote Sensing - A comprehensive catalog of scientific resources and media worldwide but especially in German and English: Directories of Cartography Journals; Cartography-related catalogs of scientific search engines;additional starting points and sites of special interest. Learn2Map - GIS tutorial, free maps, free GIS program. Map History / History of Cartography - Tony Campbell's tightly organized global overview of the subject's resources, activities and opportunities, with leads to the collecting of old and early maps and thousands of links. ChoroWare - A tool designed to help cartographers and map users find class intervals for choropleth mapping. Map Projections - Collection of printable map projections organized by type. Cartographica Helvetica - Journal for the history of cartography. The site includes a complete table of contents, English and German summaries and an author index. TakeMaps - Maps of countries, cities and other places from all around the World. Specially prepared for computer printers, it is possible to change the map size, orientation and details. World Places - Offers Google satellite and 3D maps of countries and places all over the World. Earth Resources Observation Systems (EROS) - The Earth Resources Observation Systems (EROS) Data Center (EDC) is a data management, systems development, and research field center for the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Mapping Division. Elements of a Map - Cartographic elements of a map layout explained. Find out the required and suggested elements that make up a map layout. Area Cartogram Maps Explored - Explanation of area cartograms maps including examples of contiguous, non-contiguous, and Dorling cartograms. Exciting Cartography - A blog that highlights a new interesting map each day. Run by a Geography college student interested in Geographic Information Systems. National Geographic - Mapping - Interactive map, outline maps, satellite imagery, and how to interact with and create your own maps.
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