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Presents information previously unavailable on cartographic projects undertaken in the 19th and 20th centuries
Reports on research projects in the history of cartography undertaken at tertiary institutions worldwide
An important aid to educators teaching the development of geographical information science
This volume collects 22 papers presented at the 4th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, held at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, on 28-29 June 2012. The overall conference theme is 'Exploration - Discovery - Cartography', but preference has been given to papers dealing with cartography in the 19th and 20th centuries. The papers are classified according to regional sub-themes, i.e. papers on the Americas, papers on Africa, etc.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Cartography - Exploration - Geographical Information Science - Geography - History Cartography - ICA 2012 - International Symposium of the ICA 2012