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Title The Beauty of Geology : Art of Geology Mapping in China Over a Century / edited by Chenyang Li, Liqiong Jia, Xuan Wu.

Publication Info. Singapore : Springer Singapore, 2019.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK Springer    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource (IX, 119 pages) : 122 illustrations, 103 illustrations in color
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Contents Initiation period (1914- 1935): Geologists' artistic accomplishment reflected by hand-drawn maps -- Exploration period (1936- 1954): the first step towards standardization -- Growth period (1955-1994): maps displaying more information and printed in more standard way -- Leaping forward period (1995 to date): moving into digital mapping and digital cartography era.
Summary This open access book contains a collection of rare geologic maps and figures made by Chinese geologists in the last century. Preserved in National Geological Archives of China, these artworks demonstrate the development and innovation of geological mapping technology in China in the past 100 years. The collections are highly scientific and artistic, with most of the hand-drawn maps featured with traditional Chinese painting techniques, while the newer ones being more accurate and embedded with more scientific information with the aid of computer technics.
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Subject China. Di zhi diao cha ju. Fa zhan yan jiu zhong xin -- Catalogs.
Geological mapping -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Geological mapping -- China -- History -- 21st century.
Geology, Economic -- China -- Maps.
Geology -- China -- Maps.
Geology, Economic. (OCoLC)fst00940720
Geological mapping. (OCoLC)fst00940582
Arts. (OCoLC)fst00817721
Geology. (OCoLC)fst00940627
China. (OCoLC)fst01206073
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form Catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01423692
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Maps. (OCoLC)fst01423704
Added Author Li, Chenyang.
Jia, Liqiong.
Wu, Xuan.
Other Form: Print version: 9811337853 9789811337857 (OCoLC)1067245066
Standard No. 10.1007/978-981-13-3 doi
10.1007/978-981-13-3786-4 doi
ISBN 9789811337864
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