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Geog 353 Lecture Outline: Map Making Tools
Update: 8/30/16

Where we are ... in the process

1. How To Make a Map & What Is A Map?

2. What's Your Map For?

3. Mappable Data

Assign Lab 1

4. Map Making Tools

Making Maps with Computers: some background

A Brief History of Computers and Mapping

Map Making Tools (continued):

Digital File Formats and Conversions

Common Graphic File Formats

Common Non-graphic File formats

  1. the text data we found on the WWW

  2. Spreadsheet file formats

  3. HTML (HyperText Markup Language) files

Assign Lab 2

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