Cartography

Cartography (from Greek χάρτης khartēs, `map`; and γράφειν graphein, `write`) is the study and practice of making maps. Combining science, aesthetics, and technique, cartography builds on the premise that reality can be modeled in ways that communicate spatial information effectively. The fundamental problems of traditional carto...
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Cartography

• (n.) The art or business of forming charts or maps.
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Cartography

Car·tog'ra·phy noun [ Confer French cartographie . See Card , and -graphy .] The art or business of forming charts or maps.
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cartography

Art and practice of drawing maps, originally with pens and drawing boards, but now mostly with computer-aided drafting programs
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cartography

cartography 1. The science, skill, or work of making maps. 2. The art or technique of making maps or charts. 3. Etymology: from French cartographie, from Middle Latin carta, 'paper'. Maps are graphic simplifications of reality, portraying relationships on the surface of the earth, or other celestial bodies, with points, lines, areas, symbols, co...
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cartography

cartography: see map.
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Cartography

Field of knowledge that studies map construction. The act of creating a map.
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cartography

the art and science of graphically representing a geographical area, usually on a flat surface such as a map or chart; it may involve the ... [12 related articles]
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cartography

the making of maps and charts
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Cartography

The organisation and communication of geographically related information in either graphic or digital form. It can include all stages from data acquisition to presentation and use.
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Cartography

The science and art of making maps.
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