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Unit 17: Scanning Maps

  • Author(s): Unit 17, CCTP
  • Haddock, Gregory
  • Editor(s): Palladino, Steve
  • et al.

This unit describes the map scanning process with attention to map preparation, scale and accuracy, image types, file considerations, spatial resolution as it relates to map scale, hardware, and post-processing considerations. Image enhancement techniques such as contrast and brightness adjustment and gamma correction are noted.

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