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cartographer

[kär′täg·rə·fər]
(graphic arts)
An individual who makes charts or maps.
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The Minard map is used as an example for discussion and analysis of how cartographers draw maps.
Later, in 2005, New Internationalist social justice magazine in the UK teamed up with Oxford Cartographers to publish their own version of the map at an enlarged size of 33” wide.
In my reading, I suspect that the "style" entries will be the most insightful to the professional cartographer and will hold the greatest potential for enhancing the lecture material of a course on cartographic design.
Wright explained that maps were necessarily a reflection of both objective reality and the subjective world of the cartographer.
Furthermore, with vendors like National Geographic and Rand McNally, previously unpublished cartographers can have their work showcased alongside these and other premiere map publishers.
Cartographers ensure their craft through their professional high-quality map design and effective mapping strategies.
The broadly held belief advanced by most cartographers as to the existence of a great southern continent, since the 1540s known as Terra Australis or Magellanica, presumably pulsating with other peoples and abounding in resources, held out the seeming opportunity for further exploitation and missionizing in a world whose boundaries still awaited definition.
A tailor by trade, he had turned fifty before he became a professional cartographer,' said Berian Williams.
Just like in 1991, supreme political cartographer Michael Berman and his acolytes in the Legislature produced a set of redistricting plans that achieve one primary purpose, the protection of political incumbency - communities of interest and the Voting Rights Act be damned.
Linkages to other software packages, such as Excel or SAS, allow the various tasks in map making to be performed using the software that best suits the needs of the cartographer.
The world is more than just a collection of continents and nations, as map maker Fra Mauro discovers in "A Mapmaker's Dream: The Meditations of Fra Mauro, Cartographer to the Court of Venice".
By augmenting our geospatial intelligence production solution with ImageStation Stereo for GeoMedia and GeoMedia Feature Cartographer, we are empowering agency personnel with comprehensive map production capabilities that enable them to produce highly accurate maps in an efficient manner, both of which are crucial for military and intelligence personnel charged with making split-second, informed decisions.