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Maps & minds : mapping through the ages

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Abstract

Throughout time, maps have expressed our understanding of our world. Human affairs have been influenced strongly by the quality of maps available to us at the major turning points in our history. "Maps & Minds" traces the ebb and flow of a few central ideas in the mainstream of mapping. Our expanding knowledge of our cosmic neighborhood stems largely from a small number of simple but grand ideas, vigorously pursued.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Unnumbered Series
Title:
Maps & minds : mapping through the ages
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Year Published:
1984
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Description:
Sheet 1: 29.77 inches x 11.12 inches; Sheet 2: 29.77 inches x 11.12 inches