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8 edition of How maps are made found in the catalog.

How maps are made

by Martyn Bramwell

  • 169 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Lerner Publications in Minneapolis .
Written in English

  • Cartography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Cartography,
  • Maps

  • About the Edition

    Describes the history of mapmaking and provides instructions for making maps.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMartyn Bramwell ; illustrated by George Fryer.
    SeriesMaps & mapmakers
    ContributionsFryer, George, ill.
    LC ClassificationsGA105.6 .B73 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL664773M
    ISBN 100822529203
    LC Control Number97010366

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