This is how I came to enter the studio devoted to the cartography of Northern Africa.
Cassini was right in saying that cartography was no longer at its height as a science.
Hitherto the Ptolemaic cartography had exerted an overpowering influence.
Scarcely any specimens of ancient Egyptian cartography have survived.
Later the cartography of this region became considerably confused.
Only two specimens of Roman cartography have come down to us, viz.
The science of geodesy is part of mathematical geography, of which the arts of surveying and cartography are applications.
We were obliged to limit our cartography to languages alone.
While this Cook cartography fixed Bering's place of landing too far east, the Russians committed the opposite error.
cartography, kar-tog′ra-fi, n. the art of preparing charts or maps.