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Geography 301 - Forsberg

Study guide for the final exam

 

Terms:

Cartographic Communication

overlay

buffer

content generalization

geometric generalization

classification

symbolization

selection

simplification

interpretation

great circle route

projection

perceptual limitations

equal-area

conformal

equidistant

azimuthal

globe

axis

pole

 

hypsometric tints

isolines

choropleth mapping

cartogram

ordinal data

nominal data

aggregation

ratio data

interval data

isoline

projection

loxodrome (rhumb line)

Xerox effect

template effect

smoothing

displacement

color ramp

spatial analysis

latitude/longitude coordinates

meridian

parallel

 

Study questions: