He introduced a new standard of accuracy in the cartography of ancient Greece.
Only two specimens of Roman cartography have come down to us, viz.
Scarcely any specimens of ancient Egyptian cartography have survived.
The science of geodesy is part of mathematical geography, of which the arts of surveying and cartography are applications.
Chambers's West Florida and its Relation to the Historical Cartography of the United States (Johns Hopkins Studies in Historical and Political Science, Series 16, No.
But although military operations added to our knowledge of the world, scientific cartography was utterly neglected.
See Unpublished Documents on the History of the Seychelles Islands Anterior to 18zo, with a cartography and a bibliography compiled by A.
This is probably the first notice of the application of the camera to cartography and the reproduction of drawings, which is one of its principal uses at the present time.
For reports on the progress of cartography, see Geographisches Jahrbuch (Gotha, since 1866); for announcements of new publications, Bibliotheca geographica, published annually by the Berlin Geographical Society, and to the geographical Journal (London).