Cartography (from Greek χάρτης khartēs, "map"; and γράφειν graphein, "write") is the study and practice of making maps. Combining science, aesthetics, and technique, cartography builds on the premise ...
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The City of illusions! Rome is breathtaking!
The City of illusions! Rome is breathtaking!
The Most Detailed Map of the Universe
The Most Detailed Map of the Universe to Date
Meteora, Greece From the Air
Ever heard of Meteora? Ever wanted to visit it? You will now. Come along with MatadorU student and filmmaker Max Seigal as you take a bird's eye view tour of one of Greece's most iconic landscapes. ...
Jordan from the Air
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Best GPS and Navigation Apps for iPhone in 2017
Top GPS and Navigation Apps for iPhone with many features like offline GPS map search and navigation, accurate location information. Best GPS Apps for iOS.
25 Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World
These are 25 maps that will change the way you see the world.
GoPro HERO5 + Karma: The Launch in 4K - YouTube
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High-Pitched Voice Theory - Neanderthal
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Antarctic Ocean Climate Change Mystery Could Be Explained By Deep, Old Water
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Google PlaNet Can Look At A Photo, Tell You Where It Was Taken
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In Arctic winter, Marine Creatures Migrate By The Light Of The Moon
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History of cartography
Cartography or mapmaking, has been an integral part of the human history for a long time, possibly up to 8,000 years. From cave paintings to ancient maps of Babylon, Greece, and Asia, through the Age ...
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Early world maps
Early world maps cover depictions of the world from the Iron Age to the Age of Discovery and the emergence of modern geography during the early modern period.
A Babylonian world map, known as the ...
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Map projection
Commonly a map projection is a systematic transformation of the latitudes and longitudes of locations on the surface of a sphere or an ellipsoid into locations on a plane. Map projections are necessar...
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Aerial photography
Aerial photography is the taking of photographs of the ground from an elevated position. Usually the camera is not supported by a ground-based structure. Platforms for aerial photography include fixed...
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List of cartographers
Cartography is the study of map making and cartographers are map makers.
List of cartographers - Wikipedia
Cave survey
A cave survey is a map of all or part of a cave system, which may be produced to meet differing standards of accuracy depending on the cave conditions and equipment available underground. Cave surveyi...
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Celestial coordinate system
In astronomy, a celestial coordinate system is a system for specifying positions of celestial objects: satellites, planets, stars, galaxies, and so on. Coordinate systems can specify a position in 3-d...
Collaborative mapping
Collaborative mapping is the aggregation of web maps and user-generated content, from a group of individuals or entities, and can take several distinct forms. With the growth of technology for storing...
Coordinate system
In geometry, a coordinate system is a system which uses one or more numbers, or coordinates, to uniquely determine the position of a point or other geometric element on a manifold such as Euclidean sp...
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A gazetteer is a geographical dictionary or directory used in conjunction with a map or atlas. They typically contain information concerning the geographical makeup, social statistics and physical fea...
Gazetteer - Wikipedia
Geocoding (sometimes called forward geocoding) is the process of enriching a description of a location, most typically a postal address or place name, with geographic coordinates from spatial referenc...
Geodesy (/dʒiːˈɒdɨsi/), — also known as geodetics or geodetics engineering — a branch of applied mathematics and earth sciences, is the scientific discipline that deals with the measurement and repre...
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A geographer is a scholar whose area of study is geography, the study of Earth's natural environment and human society.Although geographers are historically known as people who make maps, map making i...
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