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need for efficient base maps in thematic mapping

Ernst Spiess

need for efficient base maps in thematic mapping

paper presented to the 5th International Conference on Cartography, Stresa, Italy, May 1970.

by Ernst Spiess

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Published by Kartographisches Institut Eidg. Techn. Hochschule in [Zürich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cartography.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: International Cartographic Association.

    ContributionsInternational Cartographic Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA106 .S65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 l.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5327650M
    LC Control Number72180576


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