5. GEOGRAPHICAL SOURCES
Map - a plane representation of the earth's surface, or a part of it, indicating, physical features, political boundaries, etc. (Harrod)
Atlas - a collection of maps or plates or other exhibits bound 'in a volume. (Shores) alphabetic list of place names including such information
for each place such as pronunciation, location, description, and statistics
Guidebooks - book of direction and information, especially one for travelers, tourists, etc. (Webster)
Cartography-art of map making
Globe-a spherical model of the earth. (Webster)
Types or categories
of geographical sources:
Among other group of maps that can be considered here is referred to
as thematic. This has to do with historical, economic, political and other
2. Guidebooks (give more detailed information and description from the travel point of view)
3. Gazetteers (for and description of places). This is consulted for inforrnation on names of places, location and its land area, population, the leading economic characteristics, etc.
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