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  1. NR 322: Quick History of GIS Jim Graham Fall 2008

  2. Where does it start? • When was the first time someone scratched a map in the sand? • Carved the number of fruit trees on their land onto a plank of wood?

  3. Town Plan from Catal Hyük (6200 B.C.) http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.missbarbara.net/carto.gif&imgrefurl=http://missbarbara.net/&h=160&w=155&sz=28&hl=en&start=14&um=1&tbnid=KvjKVX9L0flPHM:&tbnh=98&tbnw=95&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dancient%2Bmaps%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den

  4. Newgrange (3300 BC)

  5. Stonehenge (3000BC)

  6. First World Map: 500 BCE • Neo-Babylonian (Persian Period) • Copy of an original dating to the Sargonid Period, circa late eighth or seventh century BCE

  7. Interpretation http://www.henry-davis.com/MAPS/AncientWebPages/103.html

  8. Homer’s View of the Earth

  9. Roman fresco globe 50 A.D.

  10. Madaba Mosaic Map: Palestine, 565 A.D.

  11. Plan of Jerusalem, c. 1200 • Psalter-fragment • The Hague

  12. Pietro Vesconte's World Maps, 1321 East

  13. Henry The Navigator • Portuguese prince • Born: 1394 • 1498 Vasco de Gama sailed from Portugal to India

  14. Cantino world map (1502) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_world_maps

  15. Piri Reis map (1513)

  16. First Map of 4 Known Continents Sebastian Munster 1544

  17. Medieval map of the Black Sea

  18. Polynesian Stick Maps

  19. Buddhist Temple Complex

  20. Position • Sun, Moon, and Stars? • Sun, Moon, Stars and Stexant -> Latitude • Sun, Moon, Stars, Stextant, and Chronometer -> Latitude and Longitude • GPS

  21. Direction • Sun, moon, and stars • Compass • GPS (as long as you are moving!)

  22. Recent Past • Surveying with glass optics and “chains” • USGS Topographic Maps • Charts and Sextants • Compasses • Street Maps

  23. Current GIS • Computers with GIS Software (ArcGIS) • Aerial & Satellite photography • Laser surveys • LandSat Satellite Images • GPS Satellite Network

  24. Future of GIS? • Interconnected Earth • Google Earth?

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  26. Martin Behaim globe (1492)

  27. Fra Mauro world map (1459)

  28. World map according to Posidonius (150-130 B.C.)