History of Cartography

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A Brief History of Cartography Think that land surveying and topography are modern concepts? Think again. Cartography, or map-making, has existed for several thousand years, from cave paintings of stars in France dating to 16,500 BCE to clay tablets in Babylonia (present-day Iraq). Long before Google Earth was snapping our [...]