Mapping and Navigation

Mapping and Navigation

Explore the History and Science of Finding your Way

eBook - 2013
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Whether mapping the solar system or mapping their own backyard, young readers will be able to understand mapping technologies and see the world in new and exciting ways with this interactive, educational book. Detailing how ancient map-making techniques used by the Romans and Greeks have influenced the satellite and GPS technologies used today, this book shows how the history of map-making is full of remarkable characters who charted the unknown with an ever-changing set of tools. From studying ancient maps and charting the seas and skies to exploring deep-sea volcanoes and discovering new planets and stars, this resource explains mapping and navigational ideas through hands-on experiments and an assortment of interesting facts.
Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Nomad Press, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781619301955
1619301954
9781619301962
1619301962
Characteristics: 1 online resource (130 pages) : illustrations.

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