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Names on maps as an element of the discussion about relativism in the understanding of national identity (based on the example of western and northern Polish territories after 1945 and 1989)

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The article tackles the difficult problem of identity creation of new inhabitants of western and northern Poland after 1945 and of relativism in the understanding of national identity after 1989. One of the manifestations are geographical names, which are reflected on maps. The authors of the article looked at this difficult, historically unprecedented process of integration and identification of new inhabitants with the geographical space through the prism of maps, entering into the contemporary discussion about the transformations taking place in the understanding of national identity.

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Relief visualization techniques using free and open source GIS tools

relief shading. “International Journal of Geographical Information Science” Vol. 29, no. 7, pp. 1144−1165. Menke K., Smith R., Pirelli L., Van Hoesen J., 2015, Mastering QGIS . Birmingham: Packt Publishing. Nagi R., Buckley A., 2013, The NAGI fusion method: A new technique to integrate color and grayscale raster layers. “Mapping Mountain Dynamics: From Glaciers to Volcanoes, Proceedings of the 8th ICA Mountain Cartography Workshop, 1−5 September 2012”. Taurewa, New Zealand. CartoPRESS, pp. 39−47. Patterson T., 2014, Enhancing shaded relief with

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Levels and properties of map perception

–353. Grohman P., 1975, Alters und Geschlechtspezifische Unterschiede in Einpragen und wiedererkennen Kartographischer Figurensignaturen . „Forschungen zur theoretischen Kartographie. Veröffentlichungen des Institutes für Kartographie Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften” Bd. 2, Wien, 74 pp. Head C.G., 1984, The map as natural language: a paradigm for understanding . “Cartographica” Vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 1–32. Jenks G.F., 1973, Visual integration in thematic mapping. Fact or fiction? „Internat. Jahrbuch für Kartographie” Jg. 13, pp. 27–35. Keates J

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Perception of the contents of animated maps

, Focus groups for design improvement in dynamic cartography. “Cartography and Geographic Information Science” Vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 37-47. Morrison J.B., 2000, Does animation facilitate learning? An evaluation of the congruence and equivalence hypotheses. Doctor thesis, Department of Psychology, Stanford University. Nossum A.S., 2012, Semistatic animation - integrating past, present and future in map animations. “The Cartographic Journal” Vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 43-54. Ogao J.P., 2002, Exploratory visualization of temporal

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Map perception: theories and research in the second half of the twentieth century

, pp. 17-29. Grohmann P., 1975, Alters und geschlechtspezifische Unterschiede in Einpragen und Wiedererkennen Kartographischer Figurensignaturen. “Forschungen zur theoretischen Kartographie“ B. 2, Wien. Grygorenko W., 1982, Cybernetyczny model przekazu kartograficznego. “Polski Przegląd Kartograficzny” T. 14, nr 2, pp. 67-78. Head C.G. 1984, The map as natural language: a paradigm for understanding. “Cartographica” Vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 1-32. Jenks G.F., 1973, Visual integration in thematic mapping

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