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GeographyMapping Unknown Lands
How Do We All Get Around?
Indian Spatial Concepts
 

Point, Line and Area

sample map with scale


his map shows point, line, and area data presented as conventional cartographic symbols. A scale is superimposed on the map to indicate "proportionality" or the mathematical ratio between the real world and the map's representation of it.

--John Logan Allen

How Do We All Get Around?
Indian Spatial Concepts


 
From Discovering Lewis & Clark ®, http://www.lewis-clark.org © 1998-2014
by The Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, Washburn, North Dakota.
Journal excerpts are from The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, edited by Gary E. Moulton
13 vols. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983-2001)