Types and Typologies of Maps

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Reading Response

Look at the detail here: https://bit.ly/2SYiLUT. Choose either Wood or Bertin: how would you interpret it through their interpretive framework?

Reading maps as objective

Silver Lake, Boston

Silver Lake, Boston

Hanscom field; American and Soviet views

Hanscom field; American and Soviet views

Reading maps as visualizations

GIS lesson two: rasters, vectors, and file formats.

Points

Points

Lines

Polygons

Polygons

American heirloom

Maine

Maine

Maryland–Handle with Care

Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Michigan

Michigan

Feature: a map element with attributes.

For instance:

  • Point
  • Line
  • Polygon
  • MultiPoint
  • MultiLine
  • MultiPolygon

Geojson

Working With Raster Data

Exercise 1: Working with elevations

MBTA

MBTA

The T