How to use Cartography in a sentence
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.
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In recent years, map production has been achieved through digital cartography.
But although military operations added to our knowledge of the world, scientific cartography was utterly neglected.
I managed to get a job two weeks after I got out of prison -- at a computer cartography firm.
The main theme will be the evolution from cave cartography to integrated speleological information systems.
Hence mathematical geography (see MAP), including cartography as a practical application, comes first.Advertisement
The study of geography was advanced by improvements in cartography (see MAP), not only in the methods of survey and projection, but in the representation of the third dimension by means of contour lines introduced by Philippe Buache in 1737, and the more remarkable because less obvious invention of isotherms introduced by Humboldt in 1817.
History Of Cartography A capacity to understand the nature of maps is possessed even by peoples whom we are in the habit of describing as " savages."
Many of the local maps, too, were excellent specimens of cartography, but when we follow any cartographer of the period into regions the successful delineation of which depended upon an intelligent interpretation of itineraries, and of information collected by recent travellers, they are generally found to fail utterly.
Germany since the middle of the 19th century has become the headquarters of scientific cartography.
All these 1960s Shell maps used cartography by Hallwag.Advertisement
Undated, it appears to be from the 1950s and has very basic cartography showing Esso service stations and parking areas.
The British Cartographic Society (B.C.S. ), through and on behalf of its membership, exerts an influence on and promotes world cartography.
Apart from her research on commons she also works on economic history and teaches historical cartography and GIS.
Several recent scholars of early modern cartography have noted the close association of maps with the studies in which writers imagine them being consumed.
The new political cartography of oil had been drawn in full by the end of World War Two.Advertisement
He reflects on changes in both the technical basis of university cartography and in its institutional organization.
Geomatica is an integrated geospatial image processing system, which covers the areas of remote sensing, photogrammetry, GIS and cartography.
For 1960-1, the cover size was reduced and new clearer cartography was introduced, highlighting trunk roads and omitting relief shading.
The second largest of all, Chichi-jima, in Japanese cartography was called Peel Island in 1827 by Captain Beechey, and the same officer gave the name of Stapleton Island to the Ototo-jima of the Japanese, and that of Buckland Island to their Ani-jima.
He became a high authority on early American cartography and the history of the period of exploration.Advertisement
Petermann (1822-1878) must always occupy a foremost place in the history of cartography.
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).