Cartography Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Cartography.

  • 3 Encyclopedia Articles

Study Pack

The Cartography Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (3)

1,589 words, approx. 6 pages
The Early History of Cartography Overview A recent survey noted that nearly one-third of the people living in the United States could not distinguish North from South on a map. These results are somew... Read more
1,448 words, approx. 5 pages
Finding Mecca: Mapmaking in the Islamic World Overview The Islamic tradition of mapmaking dates almost to the very dawn of Islam, driven in part by the necessity for all Muslims to face Mecca during t... Read more
1,735 words, approx. 6 pages
Cartography Cartography is the creation, production, and study of maps. It is considered a subdiscipline of geography, the study of spatial distribution of various phenomena. Cartographers are often g... Read more