cartography cartography

Definition(s):

  • (n) the making of maps and charts

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Trying to map the brain has always been cartography for fools.
  2. Henry the Navigator makes Cape Sagres the center of a movement promoting navigation, astronomy and cartography.
  3. Once you start tinkering with global cartography, everyone wants his say.

News

  1. Senate keeps interim maps

    AUSTIN — The Texas Senate approved bills that would make temporary redistricting maps permanent, even as Democrats protested that senators are merely rubber-stamping Gov. Rick Perry’s plans for political cartography.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Wichita Falls Times Record News

  2. TEXAS LEGISLATURE: Senate moves to keep 'temporary' maps

    The Texas Senate approved bills that would make temporary redistricting maps permanent, even as Democrats protested that senators are merely rubber-stamping Gov. Rick Perry’s plans for political cartography.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The San Angelo Standard-Times

  3. Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl maps out 3DS this fall

    Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl will bring dungeon-crawling anime cartography to the 3DS sometime this fall, Atlus announced this morning. When it launches, this semi-remake of the original Etrian Odyssey will be available in both physical and digital flavors, the later provided through the 3DS eShop. The game's Story mode, which features voice acting and animated cutscenes created by ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Joystiq

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Quotes

  • Dr David Starkey CBE, trustee of the Mary Rose Trust, said: "The art and science of map-making - cartography - blossomed during Henry VIII's reign and reached new heights under Elizabeth I. The whole southern coastline was mapped, from the Wash to...
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: David Starkey Source: BBC News

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