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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
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What does the concept of thematic map layers mean in a geographic information system?

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The concept of thematic map layers in a geographic information system.

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Thematic map layers are the ones in which the focus attention is on spatial extent and distribution of one feature or few related ones that include climate maps, vegetation maps, soil maps, tornadoes, and so on. The spatial data is of two types. The discrete data and the continuous data. Discrete data represents the phenomena located in a particular place and whether it is there or not such as rainforest, river, faults of earthquakes, and hot springs...

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