- the production of maps, including construction of projections, design, compilation, drafting, and reproduction.
Origin of cartography
Related Words for cartographytopography, geopolitics, geology, cartography, physiography, topology, chorography
Examples from the Web for cartography
Historical Examples of cartography
Cassini was right in saying that cartography was no longer at its height as a science.Celebrated Travels and Travellers
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.Atlantida
- the art, technique, or practice of compiling or drawing maps or charts
Word Origin for cartography
- The art or technique of making maps or charts.