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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2017     Views: 4

To cite a map from an atlas, the basic format is:


Map author. (year). Map Title [format]. Scale. In Atlas author. Atlas Title. (Edition). Place of publication: Publisher. year of publication. (page).

 

Example:

Magocsi, P. R. (2003). Population movements, 1944-1948 [map]. 1:8 890 000. In P. R. Magocsi, 
       Historical atlas of central Europe. (Rev. & ex. ed.) Seattle: University of Washington 
       Press. (p. 53).

If citing from a print periodical, the basic format is:


Map Author if known. (year). Map Title [format]. Scale if known. In Article Author. Article Title. Journal Title, volume (year of publication): page.

 

Example:

Clout H. (2006). Figure 2: France: Types of countryside [map].Scale not given. In H. Clout. Rural 
        France in the new millennium: Change and challenge.  Geography, 91: 207.

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