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.
Scarcely any specimens of ancient Egyptian cartography have survived.
But although military operations added to our knowledge of the world, scientific cartography was utterly neglected.
Only two specimens of Roman cartography have come down to us, viz.
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).
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.
He introduced a new standard of accuracy in the cartography of ancient Greece.
See Unpublished Documents on the History of the Seychelles Islands Anterior to 18zo, with a cartography and a bibliography compiled by A.