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UNIT I           INTRODUCTION                                    9
Cartography  today  –  Nature  of  cartography  –  History  of  cartography  –  Graticules  –

UNIT II          EARTH                                                                          9
Earth  –  Map  relations  –  Basic  geodesy  –  Map  projections  –  Scale  –  Reference  and
coordinate system – Transformation – Basic transformation – Affin transformation.

UNIT III        SOURCES OF DATA                                                  9
Sources  of  data  –  Ground  survey  and  positioning  –  Remote  sensing  data  collection  –
Census  and  sampling  –  Data  –  Models  for  digital  cartographic  information  –  Map

UNIT IV        PERCEPTION AND DESIGN                                    9
Cartographic  design  –  Color  theory  and  models  –  Color  and  pattern  creation  and
specification – Color and pattern – Typography and lettering the map – Map compilation.

UNIT V          CARTOGRAPHY ABSTRACTION                                              9
Selection  and  generalisation  principles  –  Symbolisation  –  Topographic  and  thematic
maps – Map production and reproduction – Map series.

    Total: 45
1.         Anson,   R.W.   and   Ormeling,   F.J.,   “Basic   Cartography   for   Students   and
Technicians”, Vol. I, II and III, 2nd Edition, Elsevier Applied Science Publishers,
2.         Arthur  H.  Robinson,  “Elements  of  Cartography”,  6th  Edition,  John  Wiley  and
Sons, 1995.
1.        John  Campbell,  “Introductory  Cartography”,  2nd  Edition,  Brown  Publishers,
2.        Kraak, M.J. and Ormeling, F.J., “Cartography - Visualisation and Spatial Data”,   
Prentice Hall, 1996.

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