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Coast Lines

How Mapmakers Frame the World and Chart Environmental Change

Coast Lines( )
Author: Monmonier, Mark
ISBN:978-0-226-53404-6
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

In the next century, sea levels are predicted to rise at unprecedented rates, causing flooding around the world, from the islands of Malaysia and the canals of Venice to the coasts of Florida and California. These rising water levels pose serious challenges to all aspects of coastal existence-chiefly economic, residential, and environmental-as well as to the cartographic definition and mapping of coasts. It is this facet of coastal life that Mark Monmonier tackles in Coast Lines....
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Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Science / Environmental Science



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