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As well as being much more accurate than early ones, there are other differences between modern maps and older ones. In what other ways have maps changed over time? In the past and present people have worked to provide themselves with a living. Choose one occupation that uses maps. Explain what type(s) of maps are used, and how they help the person do their job. easy 10 points thx
Asked By: K - 3/23/2009
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Maps have become digitized. They are now mostly edited on computers instead of being hand drawn, and easily printed. This means the costs associated with maps has gone down considerably, and they are available to someone at virtually any income level... More
Answered By: Laura M - 3/23/2009
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The great difference between the old and new maps is in their accuracy. Prior to John Harrison's discovery of the marine chronometer at the end of the 18th century, it was nearly impossible to assess the longitude and maps were very inaccurate in the east-west direction... More
Answered By: Michel Verheughe - 3/23/2009
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