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Map Visualisation and Output

  • Dilip KumarEmail author
  • R. B. Singh
  • Ranjeet Kaur
Chapter
Part of the Sustainable Development Goals Series book series (SDGS)

Abstract

The proper visualisation of a map is most important to provide information to the user community which is governed by the objective of mapping and accordingly the kind of cartographic techniques that should be applied to fulfil the requirement. This information should be recorded in various types of output in the form of maps and reports. After reading this chapter you should be able to understand the following:
  • Meaning and process of visualisation

  • Factors of geo-visualisation

  • Geo-visualisation techniques

  • GIS output by cartographic and non-cartographic methods

Keywords

Geo-visualization Cartogram Symbology Map design Non-cartographic output 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geography, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Evening CollegeUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Delhi School of EconomicsUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Geography, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Evening CollegeUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia

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