The Atlas of Florida


  • James R Anderson, Jr.


The Atlas of Florida was prepared by the Florida State University and published in November, 1981. Intended as a basic reference volume that can be used by a wide segment of the population, the atlas is the most comprehensive compiled to date for Florida. It is 276 pages long, and contains over 800 maps, graphs, drawings, and photographs. This paper briefly describes the contents and production organization of the atlas and some cartographic problems encountered in the course of production. These problems are not unique to atlases, and may occur in any cartographic, large or small.