Designed Maps, Paperback / softback Book

Designed Maps Paperback / softback


Designed Maps is a graphics-intensive presentation of published maps, providing more than 70 cartographic examples that GIS users can adapt for their own needs.

Each chapter characterizes a common design decision and includes a demonstration map annotated with specific information needed to reproduce the design such as text fonts; sizes and styles; line weights, colors, and patterns; marker symbol fonts, sizes, and colors; and, fill colors and patterns. ""Designed Maps"" also includes a valuable task index that explains what ArcGIS 9 tools to use for desired cartographic effects.

From experienced cartographers to those who make GIS maps only occasionally, all GIS users will find this book to be an indispensable resource.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 170 pages
  • Publisher: ESRI Press
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  • Category: Geographical maps (specialist)
  • ISBN: 9781589481602


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