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cartography

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography
cartographycar‧tog‧ra‧phy /kɑːˈtɒɡrəfi $ kɑːrˈtɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  SGthe activity of making mapscartographer noun [countable]
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cartographyIt is a book about cartography, archaeology, anthropology and several other things, as well as exploration and imperial lust.In this chapter, hardware for automated cartography has been described.In this chapter the hardware and software aspects of automated cartography are described.The production of block diagrams and other representations of spatial data in graphical form is also part of automated cartography.Digital cartography promised a more efficient and flexible way of doing this kind of work.From the late 1730s he began to develop a more ambitious career in cartography.This is the sharp end of modern cartography, a revolution in processing geographic data for practical uses.The effect of computer mapping techniques on traditional cartography has already been considerable.
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