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Measuring and maps

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Published by Gloucester Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maps -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Maps.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the science of geography as measured by globes, maps, latitude, longitude, and map symbols, and presents related projects.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementKeith Lye.
    SeriesHands on science
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA105.6 .L94 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2026384M
    ISBN 100531173259
    LC Control Number91002296
    OCLC/WorldCa23139247

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