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Maps and Survey

  • Date Published: April 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107699601

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  • Arthur Robert Hinks (1873–1945) was a renowned British astronomer and geographer. First published in 1944, as the fifth edition of a 1913 original, this book was written by Hinks to provide a general introduction to the study of maps and the surveying processes through which they are made. The text begins with a brief history of early maps, before moving through various types of modern map and methods of surveying. Numerous illustrative figures are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of cartography and geography.

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    • Date Published: April 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107699601
    • length: 354 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.45kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. A brief history of early maps
    2. The modern map
    3. British official maps
    4. International maps
    5. The maps of Europe
    6. Other foreign maps
    7. Charts and atlases
    8. Exploratory survey
    9. Trigonometrical survey
    10. Land settlement and property surveys
    11. Geodetic survey
    12. Photographic surveying
    13. Survey instruments
    14. Additions and corrections to the preceding chapters
    15. Further additions to preceding chapters
    Index.

  • Author

    Arthur R. Hinks

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