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A New Method for Mapping Population Distribution

With the addition of elevation and land use and land cover data, we can show population density on a map much more effectively than if we simply color census areas. The resulting maps should allow better planning, especially in highly developed areas.

by Sleeter, Rachel
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008-3010
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Cartography, Culture and demographics, Geographic information systems, Geospatial analysis
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