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    Importance Of Google Map

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    key terms…) Google map is a tool that people nowadays may be installed in their smartphones. Not only this, maps are wisely used in different places such as theme parks for way finding purposes. However, it is different to know how the readability, usability of those maps. “Maps are graphic representations that facilitate a spatial understanding of things, concepts, conditions, processes, or events in the human world” (Harley and Woodward 1987: xvi). A map is formed by two methods, spatial concept mapping and tabular data with textual descriptions. Spatial concept mapping is related to clustering or classification while the other methods map with data in a table form with some texts describing it. In this article…

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    know is Magruder and headed towards the library. Once there, I still had no idea where to go to get to Barnett, for this reason I decided to trust google maps to get me there. Which would have been a good idea if I had the arrow facing the direction I was walking instead of having it on the North setting and if I had selected the directions for walking instead of driving. So there I was walking all around campus, eventually making it to the Quad, at that time five minutes late, to find out that…

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    Nearly every person online is familiar with Google Maps, if you have performed a search with a neighborhood modifier, opportunities are the first results were Google Maps results. This happens due to the fact that Google maps is not really just a company listing tool, it is a search device that permits individuals to browse neighborhood businesses. Attaining good rankings in Google maps is particularly essential for companies with a regional target market. I intend to clarify on the best ways to…

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    seemed to be longer than usual and I could not help but notice the nervous group of kids trying to figure out the directions. Looking at them reminded me of the time when I first used the skytrain without any adult supervision. I vividly remember the struggle my little cousin and I faced just to get back home. It was on a sunny August day during my grade 10 summer and we were going volunteering in Burnaby. With the help of my grandpa and screenshots of the google map directions we reached…

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    Ken Jennings’ Maphead narrates his lifelong love affair with geography and explores why maps have always been so interesting to him and to fellow fans everywhere. Jennings takes readers on a world tour of geogeeks from the London Map Fair to the bowels of the Library of Congress, from the prepubescent geniuses at the National Geographic Bee to the computer programmers at Google Earth. Each chapter delves into a different aspect of map culture: highpointing, geocaching, road atlas rallying, even…

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    Pokemon Go Essay

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    Innovation The free mobile application, Pokemon Go, was created by Niantic whom Nintendo (the company behind Pokemon games) partnered with, intended to continue to popularize the already popular games of Pokemon. Users of the Pokemon Go app walk around catching virtual pokemon which is designed to remain in a certain area for a certain amount of time, finding pokestops in local organizations, and battling other users in pokegyms in local landmarks. Pokemon Go differs from the mainstream Pokemon…

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    Mike Woolford Apex Sketch

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    Apex Sketch takes a sketch export out of your assessing.net database and creates a GIS building shapefile map layer. From this sketch file you overlay a aerial photo and the sketch variances from the actual aerial photo stand out like a sore thumb when they are set at the same scale. Apex has a sketch technician that painstakingly reviews each property, parcel by parcel. I had previously done similar work while working in the Monroe County Equalization Department under Mike Woolford. Mike…

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    Cosmography is the study of the known world and its place in the cosmos. This study played a significant role in our understanding of how the New World was discovered. In 1506, two men by the names of Matthias Ringmann and Martin Waldseemüller, collaborated together on a magnificent map that depicted something no one had ever seen before. Through the descriptive letters from a Florentine merchant, Amerigo Vespucci, Ringmann and Waldseemüller were able to formulate a textbook titled, Introduction…

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    The main focus of education in Flatland is polygon recognition. When looking at another polygon in Flatland, they all look like lines. However, in early childhood, everyone learns how to feel one another’s angles in order to determine what type of polygon one is. Yet, with further education, it is possible to detect the type of polygon through sight recognition. In Flatland, there are two main variables that determine the route of one’s education; gender and social status. If one is male, they…

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    Bubble Maps

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    In the article entitled “Map It Then Write It!” by Kimberly Lott and Sylvia Read, I learned a lot about how beneficial mapping can be before a student begins to write about a certain topic. “Primary students have many options for graphic organizers to help develop writing skills in science” (Lott and Read, 46). This quote from the article really seems to sum up what the article was about because children have so many opportunities to use mapping to make their writing better, especially since…

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