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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

Why would it be useful to have both a map and an aerial photograph when studying landforms? What is the chief advantage of each? If you were using a compass with this map, what is the magnetic declination as shown here?

To determine

The reason for the use of both map and an aerial photograph when studying landforms, a chief advantage of each and the magnetic declination for the given map if a compass is used.

Explanation

Maps are the cartographic representations of the land that is primarily used for spatial and locational communication. The graphic representations and symbols on the map show the geographic information with great efficiency. Using maps, the distances, shortest routes, and the true directions can be clearly known...

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