Cassini was right in saying that cartography was no longer at its height as a science.
Only two specimens of Roman cartography have come down to us, viz.
Scarcely any specimens of ancient Egyptian cartography have survived.
We were obliged to limit our cartography to languages alone.
This is how I came to enter the studio devoted to the cartography of Northern Africa.
Cartography, kar-tog′ra-fi, n. the art of preparing charts or maps.
Hitherto the Ptolemaic cartography had exerted an overpowering influence.
The wonderful delicacy of Norden's work makes these maps peculiarly appreciated by students of London cartography.
He became a high authority on early American cartography and the history of the period of exploration.
We come now to two significant maps in the early history of American cartography.