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Recent Examples of cartographer from the Web
Michael Zeiler, a geographer and cartographer, wrote on GreatAmericanEclipse.com.
Dave Albert, an excellent Juneau cartographer who directs the science program for The Nature Conservancy in Alaska, provided tips and ideas.
Owen Williams, 92, a cartographer and geodesist who retired in 1982 from the Defense Mapping Agency as deputy director of management and technology, died June 1 at a hospital in Williamsburg, Va.
For instance, Martin’s Lands of Ice and Fire, a boxed collection of twelve maps illustrated by a cartographer, depicts the known world and teases intriguing locales that fans may be interested in visiting.
Fortune's Robert Hackett has a nice summary of a cartographer's video that shows just how the malware munches up the code of a victim machine and then injects others nearby.
But there were other forces at work: war, fire, pestilence, and the cartographer’s pen.
Daniel White, a cartographer who, in his spare time, runs a popular YouTube channel about computer viruses, published a video demonstration of the malicious software in action on Thursday.
What perverted cartographer mapped out this man's mind—
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Did You Know?
Up until the 18th century, maps were often decorated with fanciful beasts and monsters, at the expense of accurate details about places. French mapmakers of the 1700s and 1800s encouraged the use of more scientific methods in the art they called "cartographie." The French word cartographie (the science of making maps), from which we get our English word "cartography," was created from "carte," meaning "map," and "-graphie," meaning "representation by." Around the same time we adopted "cartography" in the mid-19th century, we also created our word for a mapmaker, "cartographer."
First Known Use of cartographer
CARTOGRAPHER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cartographer for English Language Learners
: a person who makes maps
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