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The Atlas of British Columbia is the first major cartographic study of the province to be published since 1956. Created through close co-operation between government, the private sector, and the unviersity, it is the successor to the British Columbia Atlas of Resources which, for twenty years, has been the standard reference work used by schools, industry, government, and the general public. The most recent data available have been used to give an accurate, comprehensive picture of British Columbia’s economy as it is today.
From Alexandria to York, this unique illustrated guide allows us to see the great centres of classical civilization afresh. The key feature of Cities of the Classical World is 120 specially drawn maps tracing each city’s thoroughfares and defences, monuments and places of worship. Every map is to the same scale, allowing readers for the first time to appreciate visually the relative sizes of Babylon and Paris, London and Constantinople. There is also a clear, incisive commentary on each city’s development, strategic importance, rulers and ordinary inhabitants.
With details on everything from Golden Gate Park to the Mission District, this is the only guide a native or traveler needs.The Not For Tourists Guide to San Francisco is the urban manual to the city that no San Franciscan should be without. This map-based guidebook organizes the city into 40 mapped neighborhoods and marks each map with user-friendly icons locating all of the essential services and entertainment hotspots.Want to stroll along breezy Fisherman’s Wharf? NFT has you covered. How about rummaging through a vintage thrift shop? We’ve got that, too.
Finding your way around Japan is a breeze with this handy Tuttle travel atlas. Designed for the adventurous traveler and containing all the maps you’ll need on your explorations, this atlas includes many views and insets not available elsewhere.The perfect travel guide, this atlas is conveniently divided into chapters covering the major regions of Japan, including Tokyo, Mt. Fuji and around Tokyo, Central Honshu, Kyoto, Kansai, Hiroshima and Western Honshu, Northern Honshu, Hokkaido, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa&the Southwest Islands.
Finding your way around Malaysia (and also the island nation of Singapore and the kingdom of Brunei Darussalam) is a breeze with this handy Tuttle Travel Atlas.The perfect travel guide,designed for adventurous travelers and containing all the maps you’ll need on your explorations, this atlas includes many views that are available nowhere else. It will help you find your destination in every city, town and region in all three countries. Each of the 90 maps in this atlas is presented in a logical, easy-to-follow manner, with emphasis on the most frequently visited areas.
For more than thirty years, the History of Cartography Project has charted the course for scholarship on cartography, bringing together research from a variety of disciplines on the creation, dissemination, and use of maps. Volume 6, Cartography in the Twentieth Century, continues this tradition with a groundbreaking survey of the century just ended and a new full-color, encyclopedic format.The twentieth century is a pivotal period in map history. The transition from paper to digital formats led to previously unimaginable dynamic and interactive maps.
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