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Cartography is the study of map making and cartographers are map makers.


Before 1400

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20th Century

  • Erik Arnberger (1917 - 1987)
  • Jacques Bertin
  • Roger Brunet
  • Günther Hake (1922 - 2000)
  • George F. Jenks (1916 - 1996)
  • Edgar Lehmann (1905 - 1990)
  • Rudi Ogrissek (1926 - 1999)
  • Erwin Raisz (1893 - 1968)
  • Arthur H. Robinson (1915 - 2004)
  • John C. Sherman (1916 - 1996)
  • Waldo R. Tobler

Cartography Organisations

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Surveyors, cartographers, photogrammetrists, and surveying technicians (2683 words)
Cartographers collect, analyze, and interpret both spatial data—such as latitude, longitude, elevation, and distance—and nonspatial data—for example, population density, land-use patterns, annual precipitation levels, and demographic characteristics.
Cartographers and photogrammetrists usually have a bachelorÂ’s degree in a field such as engineering, forestry, geography, or a physical science.
Overall employment of surveyors, cartographers, photogrammetrists, and surveying technicians is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through the year 2012.
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