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Types of Maps
-Topographic
-Thematic
-Cognitive
Topographic maps
forms of the surface of the land, physical featureor parts of a built landscape
Thematic maps
Represents event, and their frequency and intensity.
-Isoline maps
-proportional maps
-choropleth maps
-dot maps
-cartogram
Cognitive maps
mental maps, mind maps, cognitive models. Perspective
Map Projections
*Mercator
*Robinson
*Mollewide
*Peters projection
*Fuller's Dymaxion
Mercator
Most commonly used, unfolds map but distorts land sizes
Robinson
Some distortion of land size and relative shapes
Mollewide
Right landmass sizes but wrong contours
Peter's projection
distorts land size around the equator, used often by charity organizations
Fuller's Dymaxion
Breaks up world into triangles
Concepts of Spacial Analysis
*Space
*Location
*Disance
Tyes of Space
*absolute
*relative
*cognitive
Absolute Space
measurements
Relative space
relative to some other space, space of connections
Cognitive space
measure by values and beliefs
Absolute Location
latitude and longitude
Relative Location
site and or situation
Site
Characteristics, physical
situation
relative to nearby places/things
Cognitive Location
prominant places we think of s important
Absolute Distance
miles/kilometers/etc
Relative Distance
Time of Distance, etc
Cognitive Distance
Perception of Distance
Spatial Interaction
*Accessibility
*Complementarity
*transferability
*Time-space convergence
*Intervening Opportunities
Accessbility
opportunities of Contact
Complementarity
supply and demand relationship required
Transferability
Ability to be transported
Time-space convergence
chnge in travel time, makes world smaller
Intervening Opportunities
Alternate Destination arrangements
Spatial diffusion
*expansion
*hierarchical
*mixed diffusion
Expansion
Effects places closer than those farther away
Hierarchical
Happens through the network of settlements
Mixed diffusion
Both (expansion and hierarchical) happening at the same time