Scoop Review of Books

Archive for May, 2014

A walk in the park

Great Walks of New Zealand Maps (Craig Potton Publishing, $24.99)
Review by Nikki Slade Robinson

I have a confession: I really like maps. I like how you can pore over one and build up a 3D mental image of an area by interpreting contour lines and other geographical information. I particularly like the ‘Topo’ (Topographical) maps that have been around for years; the maps that have been carted around by keen outdoors-people for so long. The maps printed on paper. So when I heard about this new series of maps of NZ’s nine Great Walks printed on ‘waterproof durable paper’, I was keen to see what they were like.
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