The Resource The road to there : mapmakers and their stories, Val Ross

The road to there : mapmakers and their stories, Val Ross

Label
The road to there : mapmakers and their stories
Title
The road to there
Title remainder
mapmakers and their stories
Statement of responsibility
Val Ross
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Dewey number
912/.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GA105.6
LC item number
.R67 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The road to there : mapmakers and their stories, Val Ross
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-140) and index
Contents
Mapmaker's secret identity; the Vinland map -- Mapmaker's best friend; King Roger II and Al-Idrisi -- Mapmaker's loss; Cheng Ho -- Mapmaker's brothers; Henry the Navigator -- Mapmaker's beliefs; Gerard Mercator -- Mapmaker's family honor; the Cassini family -- Mapmaker's hands; Captain James Cook -- Mapmaker's nose; Alexander von Humboldt -- Mapmaker's sense of the land; mapping North America -- Undersea mapmakers; mapping the ocean depths -- Mapmaker's disguise; secret maps -- Mapmaker and her business; Phyllis Pearsall -- Mapmaker's eyes; mapping from above
Control code
ocm51922320
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
146 p.
Isbn
9780887766213
Lccn
2003103802
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)51922320

Library Locations

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