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Why large scale maps provide detailed information?

Large scale maps generally show more detail than small scale maps because at a large scale there is more space on the map in which to show features. Large scale maps are typically used to show site plans, local areas, neighborhoods, towns etc. 1:2,500 is an example of a large scale.

What is MAP simple answer?

A map is an image of an area, usually of the Earth or part of the Earth. A map is different from an aerial photograph because it includes interpretation. Many maps are called “charts” such as star charts and nautical charts. If a map is on a piece of paper or a computer screen, it has to be projected.

Why do geographers need both paper and digital maps in the 21st century?

Geographers need both paper and digital maps in the advanced era of 21st century as both of the maps have its on significance, relevance and importance to the geographer. Digital maps are dynamic in many ways they provide real time information which includes GIS also, it can show us the previous version of map.

What is a map maker called?

: one that makes maps.

Who is a famous map maker?

Gerard Mercator

Who is the famous map?

Gerardus Mercator, the man for whom the Mercator map projection is named, lived during the early 16th century, in Flanders. The Mercator map projection was created as a navigational tool in 1569.

Who made the globe?

The earliest surviving terrestrial globe was made in Nürnberg in 1492 by Martin Behaim, who almost undoubtedly influenced Christopher Columbus to attempt to sail west to the Orient.

Who is the father of Indian geography?

Major James Rennell

Who is the father of surveying?

James Rennell

Major James Rennel
Occupation Surveyor, cartographer, historian
Employer East India Company
Spouse(s) Jane Thackeray ​ ( m. 1772⁠–⁠1810)​
Parent(s) John Rennell (father)

Who was the first surveyor?

One of America’s most famous (and earliest) land surveyors is George Washington himself. The young future president got his bright start at the age of 17 in 1749. It was not long until he was appointed to be the Surveyor General for Virginia.