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A Topographic Field Trip of Washington, D.C. - A Cartographic Multimedia Application

Fact Sheet 178-99

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Abstract

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has produced ?A Topographic Field Trip of Washington, D.C.,' a multimedia CD-ROM that uses topographic maps to tour Washington, D.C. Although designed for the middle school grade level, it can also be used to teach introductory topographic map reading skills to any level. Two versions of ?A Topographic Field Trip of Washington, D.C.,? are available. The first version, for Macintosh? systems only, was developed and produced as a prototype with educational resources funds and is available free of charge. The second version, for dual platforms, Macintosh?, and Windows? systems, is a sales item. The dual platform version contains improvements in content and navigational capabilities.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
A Topographic Field Trip of Washington, D.C. - A Cartographic Multimedia Application
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
178-99
ISBN:
0607887117
Edition:
Superceded by USGS Product 18909
Year Published:
1999
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
1 p. + CD-ROM