[OSGeo-Discuss] looking for introductory material on cartography

Ian Turton ijturton at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 12:04:51 PDT 2009

On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 5:05 AM, G. Allegri <giohappy at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm going to teach a course (mostly as volunteer time) on GIS basics
> and GPS surveying for an ONG in Africa. The first two days they will
> self-teach cartography basics, then I'll begin from GIS, etc. They
> asked me if I could indicate them some links to free introductory
> material on cartography (earth shape, coordinates, maps, reference
> systems, projections, etc.).
> Does anybody know web resources, or could share copyleft
> tutorials/manuals/etc on the subject? I've found something googling,
> from wikipedia to some sparse course chapters, but I would like to
> find structured, clean and easy, stuff. Am I asking too much?

How  about https://www.e-education.psu.edu/geog486/? It's CC BY NC SA

Ian Turton

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