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Computer cartography

Thomas K. Peucker

Computer cartography

by Thomas K. Peucker

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Published by Association of American Geographers in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Digital mapping.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: 69-70.

    Statement[by] Thomas K. Peucker.
    SeriesAssociation of American Geographers. Commission on College Geography. Resource paper -- no. 17., Resource paper (Association of American Geographers. Commission on College Geography) -- no. 17.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA106 .P48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination75 p.
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17758623M

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