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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USGS Unnumbered Series
Maps & minds : mapping through the ages
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U.S. Geological Survey
Sheet 1: 29.77 inches x 11.12 inches; Sheet 2: 29.77 inches x 11.12 inches