Practical

Paper Code: 
GEO 503
Credits: 
2
Contact Hours: 
60.00
Max. Marks: 
100.00
Objective: 

Map Projection: Definition, Classification. Construction of projections by graphical method-     

  1.     Polar Zenithal Projection,
  2.     Gnomonic Projection,
  3.     Stereographic Projection
  4.     Orthographic projection
  5.     Simple Conical Projection with one Standard Parallel
  6.     Conical projection with two Standard Parallel
  7.     Polyconic Projection
  8.     Bonne’s Projection
  9.     Simple Cylindrical Projection
  10.     Cylindrical Equal Area Projection

Staticistics : concept of correlation, ranking, concurrent deviation and techniques of correction.
Topographical Sheets: Definition, Classification and Topographical Symbols; interpretation of Indian topographical Sheets.

Essential Readings: 
  1. Practical Geography                    R.L Singh
  2. Prayogik Bhoogol                        J.P Sharma
References: 

 

   
Elements of Cartography John Wiley and A.Robinson
An Introduction to the study of Map projections,  J.A Steers 1965,London
Maps and Diagrams   F.J Monkhouse, Methuren Co. Lmtd, London

 

Statistical Methods in Geographical Studies

A.Mahmood,RajeshPublications,Delhi
Working with Maps                          

  K.K Gupta and V.C Tyagi

Survey of India DST, New  Delhi