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noun as in geography

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And, of course, Google dominates the field of cartography, which, from the 17th to the mid-20th Century, was often a direct extension of sovereign power.

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Western cartography blends with nebulous regions where tribes both lived and live, where languages were spoken and are spoken, and where Indigenous peoples and colonizers formed treaties.

Hans taught himself celestial cartography for this purpose, and to create the sky-view maps that appear in both The Stars and Find the Constellations.

They met in a cartography class at the University of Colorado Boulder in 1980 and started making mountain-biking maps before the sport was really a thing.

The study, led by Bo Zhao from the University of Washington, is not intended to alarm anyone but rather to show the risks and opportunities involved in applying this rather infamous technology to cartography.

Beyond Baghdad the line drawn between Syria, now the property of France, and Iraq was more cartography than anthropology.

The book is an interesting blend of forms, part cartography, philosophy, travelogue, and poetry.

Official cartography again showed a single territory, from the sea to the river.

Cassini was right in saying that cartography was no longer at its height as a science.

The bringing forward of the Cantino map confirms much of the supposed cartography.

We come now to two significant maps in the early history of American cartography.

It is to the work of Allefonsce that we probably owe another confusion of this northern cartography in the sixteenth century.

Hence mathematical geography (see Map), including cartography as a practical application, comes first.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cartography, such as: earth science, geology, geopolitics, topography, physiography, and topology.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.