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Author Wilford, John Noble.

Title The mapmakers / by John Noble Wilford.

Published New York : Vintage Books, 2000.

LocationUniM Archit High Use 
Call No.912.09 WILF


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Edition Rev. ed., 2nd Vintage Books ed.
Physical description xi, 507 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Notes Originally published: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1981. Rev. ed. published in 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [475]-491) and index.
Contents The map idea -- The librarian who measured Earth -- First principles by Ptolemy -- The topography of myth and dogma -- 1492 -- Mercator squares the circle -- The matter of a degree -- The family that mapped France -- John Harrison's timepiece -- Surveyors of sea and shore -- Soldiers, pundits, and the India survey -- Mapping America : the boundary makers -- Mapping America : westward the topographers -- Meters, meridians, and a new world map -- The winged mappers -- Radar over the Amazon -- Deep horizon -- A continent beneath the ice -- Mountains of the sea -- Base lines across a continent --Geodesy from space -- Mapping from space -- Dynamic maps : a new geography -- Extraterrestrial mapping : the Moon -- Extraterrestrial mapping : Mars -- Cosmic cartographers.
Subject Cartography -- History.
ISBN 0375708502