cartographical cartographical

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the making of maps or charts

Usage(s):

  1. The cartographical blind spot had been filled in with 600 miles of burning sand.
  2. Yet many differences abound, suggesting that even here the border is much more than just cartographical whimsy.
  3. Example: the Reich's cartographical institute, said Annie, was short of maps numbered 315 to 318; they were badly needed for national defense.

News

  • The World's Most (and Least) Populous Places Revealed In a Single Map

    We've seen a lot of world population maps , but this might just be prettiest one yet. Simple black lines trace the population density by latitude, so that a few cities, labeled in yellow, tower like the skyscrapers over the land. It's not unlike a cartographical version of Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures album cover. Read more...        
    on January 10, 2014     Source: Gizmodo

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