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  • adjective Of or pertaining to cartography.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to the making of maps.

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  • adjective of or relating to the making of maps or charts


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From cartography +‎ -ic.


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  • Afghanistan eventually triumphs over Kabul and Qandahar, with the former favored and viewed as central, and the latter marginalized in cartographic and, as the narrative of this book demonstrates, economic terms.

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier 2008

  • In the current study, researchers use a 'cartographic' method that incorporates a map of malaria risk with statistical techniques, overcoming the disadvantages of surveillance data.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7 2010

  • And yet, much of what will form a sustainable security situation in Afghanistan will be won, not on a cartographic plain, but on Afghanistan's human terrain.

    Robert Barrett, PhD: Why We Need to Leave Afghanistan PhD Robert Barrett 2011

  • But within the more obscure reaches of cartographic bureaucracy, the n-word occasionally endures.

    Offensive Environment Jacob Gershman 2011

  • The show's central fixture and namesake is a 22-foot-wide cartographic wonder from 2004 that's divided into four nearly identical white-on-black canvases depicting Calgary, Charleston, Kansas City and Philadelphia as geographic neighbors.

    Getting Up Guide: New Yorker's Alex Ross; first ladies of dance Alex Baldinger 2010

  • The fractured limestone landscapes of Western Ireland, and in particular, Connemara, the Aran Islands and the Burren are the subject of Robinson's cartographic and literary output.

    TIA: Reviews from Elsewhere 2009

  • In large part, this is because Athos is a place where myths, and versions of myth, have superimposed themselves to form a virtually impenetrable conglomerate; where erudite references and cartographic measurements are barnacled—unprizably—onto what, originally, may have been little more than local hearsay.

    A Fossil With Flesh Nicholas Shakespeare 2011

  • (Bonus points to Joel for swiping en passant at airport book titan Thomas Friedman and his cartographic ironing board.)

    Anil Dash 2009

  • We could produce weather visualizations for any country or the whole world, taking advantage of the new integrated geodesy system to visualize in Mercator or any other cartographic projection.

    Wolfram Blog : Visualizing Weather Patterns in Mathematica 7 2009

  • The Map Curators 'Group of the British Cartographic Society has announced its next training event for map librarians, curators, archivists, cataloguers and all those charged with caring for or cataloguing cartographic materials.

    Map Cataloguing for the Terrified 2009


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