- a person engaged in cartography, or the production of maps.
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Examples from the Web for cartographer
A few hundred years later, Belgian cartographer Gerard Mercator was charged with heresy.The Secret, Contentious History of Maps
November 30, 2013
It was Puget Sound, said Tom, the cartographer of the occasion.Gulf and Glacier
Willis Boyd Allen
This is no doubt conjecture on the part of the cartographer.The Iowa
William Harvey Miner
As mariner and cartographer to him it was a cape, and nothing more.Old Plymouth Trails
The form “brazil” may have arisen through the cartographer connecting the name with the valuable brazil-wood, used for dyeing.
We may consequently suppose that the cartographer availed himself of the sources then at his disposal.