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Co-authored by cartographer, Dave Imus, and artistic editor, Paula Loftin, this short article, including six map enlargements, covers a few of the techniques we used to make the Essential Geography of the USA easy to read. The article appears in Cartographic Perspectives, Number 73, the journal of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS).

Available as a pdf at:

http://www.cartographicperspectives.org/index.php/journal/article/view/cp73-imus-loftin/pdf

Available in html at:

http://www.cartographicperspectives.org/index.php/journal/article/view/cp73-imus-loftin/html

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