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ARC 265 - Mapping Concepts

1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 0 lab periods

Introduction to the practical use of maps. Includes map basics and attributes, scales and measurements, direction, geographic coordinate systems, relief and contours, and aerial photography.

Information: Same as ANT 265 /GEO 265 /GIS 265 .
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss the fundamental concepts associated with maps.
  2. Read and translate between graphic, ratio and word statement scales.
  3. Determine direction on maps.
  4. Read and use a variety of geographic coordinate systems.
  5. Read and draw topographic contours and profiles.
  6. Interpret aerial photographs.

  1. Map Basics and Attributes
  2. Scales and Measurements
  3. Direction
  4. Geographic Coordinate Systems
  5. Relief and Contours
  6. Aerial Photography

Effective Term:
Spring 2017