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Maps and Cities

Maps and Cities
The compilation of urban maps presents cartographers with a unique set of problems. This book examines some of the most challenging difficulties, including the question of how to represent large numbers of tightly packed features within a tiny area on a small-scale map.

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Individual Paperback
List Price: $14.05
School Price: $11.95
978-1-4339-3519-0

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Contains 6 Copies of This Title
List Price: $84.30
School Price: $71.70
978-1-4339-3520-6

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Reading Level: Grades 6 - 8
Fountas & Pinell: T
Author: Cooke, Tim
Copyright: 2010
Specifications: 8 1/2" x 10 1/2", 48 pages, Paperback, Full-color Photographs

Key Features

  • Further Reading
  • Glossary
  • Maps
  • Primary Sources
  • Web Sites
Series Review: Understanding Maps of Our World
"The authors’ descriptions of cartographic challenges, old and new, result in a lot of valuable extras...The books’ further-reading lists, which include print and Web materials, are particularly extensive. Wonderful resources."
— School Library Journal

Further Purchasing Options

Classroom Collections

QTY Title 10 Digit ISBN S&L PRICE
Understanding Maps of Our World 978-1-4339-3793-4 $573.60

Single-Copy Collections

QTY Title 10 Digit ISBN S&L PRICE
Understanding Maps of Our World 978-1-4339-3709-5 $95.60

Paperback Books

QTY Title 10 Digit ISBN S&L PRICE
Government Maps 978-1-4339-3516-9 $11.95
Maps and Cities 978-1-4339-3519-0 $11.95
Maps and Exploration 978-1-4339-3513-8 $11.95
Maps and Mapping the World 978-1-4339-3501-5 $11.95
Maps and Measurement 978-1-4339-3504-6 $11.95
Maps and Navigation 978-1-4339-3510-7 $11.95
Maps Today 978-1-4339-3522-0 $11.95
Travel Maps 978-1-4339-3507-7 $11.95

6-packs

QTY Title 10 Digit ISBN S&L PRICE
Government Maps 978-1-4339-3517-6 $71.70
Maps and Cities 978-1-4339-3520-6 $71.70
Maps and Exploration 978-1-4339-3514-5 $71.70
Maps and Mapping the World 978-1-4339-3502-2 $71.70
Maps and Measurement 978-1-4339-3505-3 $71.70
Maps and Navigation 978-1-4339-3511-4 $71.70
Maps Today 978-1-4339-3523-7 $71.70
Travel Maps 978-1-4339-3508-4 $71.70