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Using Road Maps and GPS

Written by: Tracy Nelson Maurer
Narrated by: Intuitive
Length: 14 mins

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Publisher's Summary

Ever wonder what route would get you from coast to coast the fastest? Or where to find camping spots on a road trip? Road maps and GPS give details about routes and sites. But how do you use them? And how can you make the most of these tools to get the information you need? Listen to become a pro at using GPS and road maps! 

As part of the Searchlight Books™ collection, this series explores the geographical question - What Do You Know About Maps? Informative text will help you expand your map knowledge! 

Please note: The original source audio for this production includes noise/volume issues. This is the best available audio from the publisher.

©2016 Tracy Nelson Maurer (P)2020 Lerner Digital™

Critic Reviews

"These volumes introduce readers to the wonder and value of maps. Their strongest elements are the well-chosen examples of different types of maps found in each. Each book defines a map type; summarizes its developmental history; discusses basic cartographic terms, such as scale, legend, and compass roses; and explains how it depicts important data with real-world applications. Chapters combine clear prose and examples on almost every page to describe and illustrate cartographic and informational concepts.... VERDICT: A recommended series to help students appreciate the language and importance of maps." (School Library Journal, Series Made Simple)

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