Measuring the World

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With easy-to-read text and full-color photos, this book discusses a variety of the techniques and technologies used for collecting map data, including surveying, aerial photography, satellite imaging, GPS, and GIS. It also introduces readers to thematic maps and reference maps. Readers will gain an understanding of cartography and the various professionals who help us understand maps. A graphic timeline identifies surveying tools, from the Gunter's chain and transit to the modern-day total stations. Colorful maps and diagrams highlight the text and simplify elevated concepts, such as triangulation. Informative sidebars, bold glossary terms, and an index enhance the engaging text and graphics.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 5
BISACS JNF051180, JNF058000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Geography, Math
Copyright 2008
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2008-01-01
ISBN 9781599289526, 9781617849343
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 526.9
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 6.1
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 119191
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

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