choroplethic map

choroplethic map

a method of mapping to display quantitative information such as death rates in defined jurisdictions (states, counties, etc.) by color coding or shading.
[G. chōros, district, + plēthos, multitude, + -ic]

cho·ro·pleth·ic map

(kōr'ō-pleth'ik map)
A method of mapping to display quantitative information such as death rates in defined jurisdictions (states, counties) by color coding or shading.
[G. chōros, district, + plēthos, multitude, + -ic]
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1] Prior to the computer, a cartographer could construct a choroplethic map in far less time than an isarithmic map.