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Computers and the renaissance of cartography

T. A. Margerison

Computers and the renaissance of cartography

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Published by Natural Environment Research Council, Experimental Cartography Unit, Royal College of Art in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Digital mapping.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementT. A. Margerison.
    ContributionsExperimental Cartography Unit.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA102.4.E4 M37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4605764M
    LC Control Number77369008


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