TITLE

HOW PEOPLE USE MAPS

AUTHOR(S)
Atkinson, Carl
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Interpretation Journal;Autumn2011, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses on how people use ordnance survey (OS) maps. It states that most countryside agencies create custom-made maps as well as assume the use of OS maps for orientation, navigation, and interpretation. It says that the practitioners considered that men are better at using OS maps than women and interpreting relief information is difficult for inexperienced users. It adds that men preferred to use survey knowledge while women preferred to make more use of landmark knowledge.
ACCESSION #
70191999

 

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