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Title: Map-It: Form-based Simple Map Generator
Url: https://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/mapit/
Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Description: This map generator takes longitude/latitude pairs as input and plots them on a Mercator projection map along with land/sea and political boundaries. The map bounds will be about 10 percent larger than the bounds of the entered data points. As an example, the generator is loaded with default values that yield a map of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, generated by supplying the longitude and latitude values of Cape-area towns: Woods Hole, New Bedford, Nantucket, Chatham and Provincetown. A set of radio buttons allows users to determine map extent, select how to plot points, turn topography on or off, place labels, turn political boundaries on or off, and plot rivers. A high-quality PostScript version of the map is generated for downloading, and the Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) generator code (a Perl script) can also be downloaded.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Maps
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Cartography -- Study and teaching. Research
Naval science -- Navigation. Merchant marine -- Navigation. Merchant marine -- Science of navigation -- Latitude and longitude
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Educational Technology -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Geography -- Latitude and longitude
Geography -- Maps
Date Issued: 2010-05-24
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 3
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