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Visualising spaces of global inaccessibility

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Wilderness is normally visualised using conventional mapping approaches showing the least touched spaces on the planet. Because most of the world’s population lives in very limited spaces, this is a useful method of representation. The effects of human action, however, go much further than that, resulting in much of the land area being relatively close to humankind while the remotest and ‘wildest’ spaces are very little areas on a normal map. This chapter looks at alternative ways to visualis...

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10.1007/978-94-017-7399-7_7

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University of Oxford
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Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
Pages:
103-116
Host title:
Mapping Wilderness: Concepts, Techniques and Applications
Publication date:
2016-02-10
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uuid:503cafa2-78ae-41d5-b840-b2b28b60d874
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606900
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pubs:606900
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978-94-017-7397-3

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