Cartography Basics

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Learn basic principles of map design and map reading. Explore issues such as scale, coordinate reference systems, projections, datums, symbology, labeling conventions, and magnetic declination. Learn the elements of USGS maps, as well as, digital map elements and systems. Discuss remote sensing and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Students purchase engineering triangular scale. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience. Required Text: How to Lie with Maps 2nd Edition, ISBN 978-0226534213. The book may be purchased from the UNM Bookstore or Amazon at


Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed

CE South Building

Kurt Menke 



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Registration Closes On
Monday, October 30, 2017 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/30/2017 - 11/8/2017 Weekly - Mon, Wed 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: Lab I Kurt Menke