Mapping the World

Mapping the World

An Illustrated History of Cartography

Book - 2006
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Mapping the World is a one-of-a-kind collection of cartographic treasures that spans thousands of years and many cultures, from an ancient Babylonian map of the world etched on clay to the latest high-tech maps of the earth, seas, and the skies above. This book is organized chronologically with a brief introduction that places the maps in their historical context. Special "portfolios" within each section feature key cartogrpahic innovators and maps of exceptional artistic quality and significance, such as the 1507 Waldseemuller Map, the first to use the name America -- Publisher description
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2006
ISBN: 9780792265252
0792265254
Characteristics: 256 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 31 cm

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