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Outline of cartography

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to cartography:

Cartography (also called mapmaking) – study and practice of making and using maps or globes. Maps have traditionally been made using pen and paper, but the advent and spread of computers has revolutionized cartography.


Essence of cartographyEdit

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Types of mapsEdit

History of cartographyEdit

Cartography in politicsEdit

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Persons influential in cartographyEdit

Cartography scholarsEdit

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