mapmaking mapmaking

Definition(s):

  • (n) the making of maps and charts

Usage(s):

  1. Robert Bolts eloquent, epigrammatic script traced Lawrences career from mapmaking in the British armys Cairo headquarters to masterminding Arab nationalism.
  2. After months of mapmaking all the roads to 270, Obama tore right past with ease.
  3. Bolt's eloquent, epigrammatic script traced Lawrence's career from mapmaking in the British army's Cairo headquarters to masterminding Arab nationalism.

News

  • Cartography for the masses: where online maps are taking us

    It's now easier than ever to create your own maps -- and to pick exactly what you want to feature. That's a good thing, says the founder of one mapmaking firm, because more creative maps will lead to more creative ideas.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: GigaOM

Quotes

  1. "The colors were intentional; mapmaking is a selective process," said Siegel.
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Robert Siegel Source: Patch

  2. Former Indian Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh said: "Mapmaking has to stop in South Asia. Such attempts would not be acceptable [even] in disguise."
    on Oct 31, 2004 By: Jaswant Singh Source: TIME

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