Cartographies of travel and navigation / edited by James R. Akerman.



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  • Maps.,
  • Navigation.,
  • Map reading.,
  • Maps -- United States.,
  • Navigation -- United States.,
  • Map reading -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ContributionsAkerman, James R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGA108 .C35 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3415191M
ISBN 100226010740
LC Control Number2005031379

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