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    Four Methods of Mapping an area in Criminology

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    Four methods of mapping include the following:

    Baseline mapping
    Rectangular coordinate mapping
    Triangulation mapping
    Polar/grid coordinate mapping

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    Baseline Mapping
    Baseline mapping is the principal west line that divides survey townships between north and south. The baseline meets its corresponding meridian at the point of origin, or initial point, for the land survey. Often, a baseline is marked by other features such as a road or boundary between counties. The formats used are Excel Spreadsheets, Access Tables, Keyland Databases, ESRI Formats, and formatted Word Documents.

    Rectangular Coordinate Mapping
    Rectangular Coordinate systems use x ...

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    This solution provides a detailed description of the baseline, rectangular coordinate, triangulation, and polar/grid coordinate mapping methods.