chorography

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chorography

[kə′räg·rə·fē]
(mapping)
All of the methods used to map a region or district.
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(While these county chorographers produced some of the most compelling descriptive writing of the period, they stretch Cramsie's underlying concern with "travel" in ways he might have done more to examine.) Overall this proves to be an interesting yet in truth somewhat miscellaneous group.
By degree she became an assistant chorographer, choreographer, and then artistic director overseeing the day to day aspects of the touring shows "Algeria," "La Nouba" and "Mystere."
He writes that sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English chorographers, likewise concerned with place rather than with time, surveyed or described the land in maps, prose, or poetry.
These were made popular by cartographers who sought to represent the world such as Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates Orbis Terrarum and Munster's Cosmographia, and chorographers interested in regions, districts, and cities.
Differences in presentation and approach could also be attributable to the availability or lack of availability of intellectual networks to individual chorographers. The sophistication of the work of chorographers who had been to university and discussed methodology with one another was of a distinctly higher level than that of corographers who worked in isolation, especially if they were amateurs.