Acta Geographica Sinica ›› 2001, Vol. 56 ›› Issue (7s): 109-116.doi: 10.11821/xb20017s017

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The Computer Map Designing ,Compiling and Plate Making for The National History Atlas of China

YAN Hong , LIU Yue, LIU Ji-rong, JIN Xue-ying, JIANG Li-li   

  1. Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,CAS, Beijing 100101, China
  • Received:2001-06-15 Revised:2001-07-11 Online:2001-12-25 Published:2001-12-25

Abstract:

After an introduction to the background, general characteristic, objective, scheme, part division and map types about the atlas, a new computer aided design method for maps is given and presented as the following parts: map designing, establishment of graphic database for geographical base map, computer map compiling and plate making technology and flow designing.

Key words: The National History Atlas of China, computer map designing, map compiling and plate making technology