Where am I? : : the story of maps and navigation

Title Where am I? : : the story of maps and navigation
Names Smith, A. G.
Book Number BR011859
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation A history of how people learned to identify their physical location in the world. Traces the development of maps from birch bark and clay tablets dated 2300 B.C. to the techniques of aerial photography. Follows navigational skills from Eratosthenes's astronomical experiments to the discovery of the compass and the use of satellites. For grades 5-8.
Local Subject Geography - GOG
Juvenile Book - JU
Travel & Geography - TRA
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Young Adult Book - YA
Short Book - SH
Sciences - SCI
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
History - Modern World - HWO
Technology & Computers - TEC
Geology & Earth Sciences - GEO
Audience Notes For grades 5-8.
LC Subject Cartography - History - Juvenile literature
Navigation - History - Juvenile literature
Call Number j910.9 JNF
Language English
Released 1997
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 1997 (Braille International, Inc., transcribing agency. Braille International, Inc., distributor.)
Original Publication Transcription of: Toronto : Stoddart Kids, c1997
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