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Cartography Basics

  • UNM Continuing Education 1634 University Boulevard Northeast Albuquerque, NM, 87102 United States (map)

Learn basic principles of map design and map reading. Explore issues such as scale, coordinate reference systems, projections, datums, symbology, labeling conventions, and magnetic declination. Learn the elements of USGS maps, as well as, digital map elements and systems. Discuss remote sensing and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Students purchase engineering triangular scale. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience.