Cartography and Digital Mapping

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1. Area cartogram

  • Scale administative units as a function of the value of an attribute
  • Real world distances distorted to reflect an attribute
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2. Multidimensional scaling

  • Exploratory statistical technique used to visualize similarities
  • Exploratory statistical technique used to visualize differences

3. Colour value is;

  • Saturation
  • Lightness/darkness
  • Electromagnetic energy wavelength

4. Mercator

  • A conformal, cylindrical projection
  • An equal area; pseudocylindrical projection
  • A comprimise; cylindrical projection

5. A spatial map is

  • The internalized spatial representation
  • map purposely designed to distort geographic space based on values of a theme


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