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Waldseemtiller was one of the most distinguished cartographers of his day.
At first cartographers chose their colours rather arbitrarily.
A former confidante of Ferdinand Marcos, Curtis possessed copies of the 172 treasure maps made by Japanese cartographers.
Sturdza showed that Rumania should not be included in the Balkan Peninsula, where it is placed by many writers and cartographers.
In spite of its inaccuracies in the interior, it was an important map, which influenced cartographers for a century or more.Advertisement
At the same time his methods enabled other cartographers to re-draw the map of the world far more accurately than hitherto.
It represents almost all samples of China maps produced by European cartographers from the 16th to 19th centuries.
Thereafter, for most of the sixteenth century, german cartographers led the way in producing town plans in a more modern sense.
Clearly, the early 16th century cartographers had no reliable coordinates for these features and used their imaginations rather freely.
Guano expeditions drew on the expertise of the country's best cartographers and naturalists, hired by maritime speculators seeking uncharted and fertile islands.Advertisement
Throughout the 16th and 17th centuries the rapidly accumulating store of facts as to the extent, outline and mountain and river systems of the lands of the earth were put in order by the generation of cartographers of which Mercator was the chief; but the writings of Apian and Munster held the field for a hundred years without a serious rival, unless the many annotated editions of Ptolemy might be so considered.
In adopting a scale for their maps, cartographers will do well to choose a multiple of loon if possible, for such a scale can claim to be international, while in planning an atlas they ought to avoid a needless multiplicity of scales.
Other Italian cartographers of merit were Giovanni Battiste Agnese of Venice, whose atlases (1517-1564) enjoyed a wide popularity; Benedetto Bordone (1528); Giacomo Gastaldo, cosmographer of the Venetian Republic (1534-1568), and his successor, Paolo Forlani.
James Rennell (1742-1830), who was surveyor-general of India, published the Bengal Atlas (1781), and sagaciously arranged the vast mass of information collected by British travellers and others in India and Africa, but it is chiefly with the name of Aaron Arrowsmith, who came to London in 1778, and his successors, with which the glory of the older school of cartographers is most intimately connected.
Elven Cartographers - This mod changes the look of the map and its existing icons.Advertisement
For cartographers, it's tough keeping up with the Joneses...or Coppolas or whoever because Napa Valley's winery landscape is in perpetual flux.
He quotes evidence to show that this name was known to 16th-century cartographers.
Wagner, to the inexperience of the cartographers who first combined the charts of the separate basins of the Mediterranean so as to produce a chart of the whole.
No reasonable fault can be found with the marine surveyors of this period, but the scientific cartographers allowed themselves too frequently to be influenced by Ptolemaic traditions.
An important map, much copied by other cartographers, still showing California as a peninsula.Advertisement
Among more eminent Genoese cartographers are Joannes da Carignano 1344), Petrus Vesconte, who worked in 1311 and 1327, and is the draughtsman of the maps illustrating Marino Sanuto's Liber secretorum fidelium crucis, which was to have roused Christendom to engage in another crusade (figs.
The number of cartographers throughout Europe was considerable, and we confine ourselves to mentioning a few leading men.
Leuzinger and other able cartographers, however admirable as works of art, do not, from the point of utility, supersede the combination of horizontal contours with shaded slopes, such as have been long in use.