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Word: cartographer

Definition: map-maker


Sentences Containing 'cartographer'

Ahmad ibn Mājid (), was an Arab navigator and cartographer born in 1421 in Julphar, which is now known as Ras Al Khaimah.
Carsten Niebuhr or Karsten Niebuhr (17 March 1733 Lüdingworth – 26 April 1815 Meldorf, Dithmarschen) a German mathematician, cartographer, and explorer in the service of Denmark, is renowned for his participation in the 1761 Danish Arabia Expedition.
Following his return to Finland in 1829, von Wright worked as a cartographer, taxidermist and art instructor.
He is known in The Netherlands and abroad as an illustrator, cartoonist and cartographer.
Heinrich von Littrow (26 January 1820, Vienna - 25 April 1895 in Abbazia, today Opatija, Croatia) was an Austrian cartographer and writer.
His father, Karl Philipp Heinrich Bach (1811-1870), was a geologist, cartographer and landscape architect, the illegitimate son of Jérôme Bonaparte, King of Westphalia.
In 1560 Spanish cartographer Cipriano Sanchez noted Yala in his map "is abandoned for 300 years due to insalubrious conditions."
It is generally assumed that Alessio Piemontese was a pseudonym of Girolamo Ruscelli (Viterbo 1500 — Venice 1566), humanist and cartographer.
It was mapped by Norwegian cartographer from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE) (1949–52) and air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958–59) and named Vestskotet, meaning "the west bulkhead."
It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1994 after John W. Holmes, a cartographer specialising in Antarctic mapping with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Branch of Special Maps, 1951–77, and from 1977, assigned to the USGS Mapping Applications Center.
John Bartholomew Junior (25 December 1831 – 29 March 1893) was a Scottish cartographer.
Knightswood features on maps by Ordnance Survey cartographer William Roy dating back to 1748-55, which show it lying within the parish of New Kilpatrick in Dumbartonshire.
Marie Tharp (July 30, 1920 - August 23, 2006) was an American geologist and oceanographic cartographer who, in partnership with Bruce Heezen, created the first scientific map of Earth's entire ocean floor.
Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after cartographer Jane Rutland Brown, Antarctic map compilation specialist in the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Branch of Special Maps, 1951-71.
Samuel Gustaf Hermelin (4 April 1744, Stockholm – 4 March 1820) was a Swedish industrialist, diplomat and cartographer.
The talented cartographer continued to make maps until he went blind, and he died in 1829.
was a Korean geographer and cartographer.
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