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Compiling of thematic map in historical geography studies for Jiankang in the period of the Six Dynasties (220~589 A.D.)
Author(s): Gang Chen; Manchun Li; Dong Chen
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, mapping and cartography in historical geography research are topic subjects. The authors take efforts to talk over the relationships of GIS and cartography, historical map and ancient map, historical map and contemporary map. On the basis of historical geography studies, the compiling of Liuchao-Jiankang historical map is discussed in details. In fact, a case study on compiling of the Distribution Density Map of Yangzhou' Registered Residences show clearly the methods and related digital technologies on historical geography mapping.

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Date Published: 10 August 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6751, Geoinformatics 2007: Cartographic Theory and Models, 67511G (10 August 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.760100
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Gang Chen, Nanjing Univ. (China)
Manchun Li, Nanjing Univ. (China)
Dong Chen, Nanjing Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6751:
Geoinformatics 2007: Cartographic Theory and Models

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