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Mapping and Navigation: Explore the History and Science of Finding Your Way with 20 Projects (Build It Yourself), Brown, Cynthia Light; McGinty, Patrick
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Author Name:    Brown, Cynthia Light; McGinty, Patrick

Title:   Mapping and Navigation: Explore the History and Science of Finding Your Way with 20 Projects (Build It Yourself)

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Nomad Press 

ISBN Number:   1619301989 / 9781619301986

Seller ID:   ING9781619301986

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Whether mapping the solar system or mapping their own backyard, young readers will be able to understand mapping technologies and see the world in new and exciting ways with this interactive, educational book. Detailing how ancient map-making techniques used by the Romans and Greeks have influenced the satellite and GPS technologies used today, this book shows how the history of map-making is full of remarkable characters who charted the unknown with an ever-changing set of tools. From studying ancient maps and charting the seas and skies to exploring deep-sea volcanoes and discovering new planets and stars, this resource explains mapping and navigational ideas through hands-on experiments and an assortment of interesting facts.



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