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Maps: More Than Just a Tool for Navigation

Posted by: Danna Bell

Most students think of maps as wayfinders, resources to help find their way from point "A" to point "B." However, maps have been created for a variety of different reasons, and studying maps from the Library of Congress can show students how maps can do more than provide directions.