Part 1—Examine Maps Created by the Voyager Map Tool

Step 1 –
Go to the Voyager Homepage

Begin at the Jules Verne Voyager Homepage. The homepage will open in a new window.

The Jules Verne Voyager map tool is named in honor of the visionary author, Jules Verne, who wrote about space, air, and underwater travel long before they were technologically possible.

The image on the Jules Verne Voyager homepage shows a random sample of one of the datasets available for mapping.

Step 2 –
View Example Maps in the Image Gallery

Satellite view Night lights of Europe Europe by Night, DMSP imagery. Click the image for a larger view. source: Jules Verne Voyager Gallery

To view more detailed map images created with Voyager, click the Image Gallery link below the image on the Jules Verne Voyager homepage. Be aware that Voyager opens new windows for most of its different features.

Click the Image Gallery link on the Jules Verne Voyager Homepage.
2.  Image Gallery link
What kind of map could you use? Think of a large-scale map image that you could use to illustrate an upcoming presentation, report, or other document. By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to create a wide range of custom maps.

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