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the Chief of Cartography for National Geographic
  the making of maps and charts
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  • the Chief of Cartography for National Geographic
  • The site describes itself as offering "urban cartography for global shopping experts."
  • Perplexus was a cartographer, too.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • But now I picture Madaline the way Mama always must have: Madaline, the cartographer, sitting down, calmly drawing the map of her future and neatly excluding her burdensome daughter from its borders.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed

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  • Among her protégés was the cartographer De Blasiis (whose Maps of the New World was dedicated to the Marquesa de Montemayor amid the roars of the courtiers at Lima who read that she was the "admiration of her city and a rising sun in the West"); another was the scientist Azuarius whose treatise on the laws of hydraulics was suppressed by the Inquisition as being too exciting.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • If the fictional entry is found on another cartographer’s map, it becomes clear a map has been plagiarized.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Their progress had been inked upon the Mystic scroll with all the art and science of a master cartographer.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • The new passengers who climbed aboard at Djibouti were Somalis or Djiboutians (and really, she thought, what difference was there between the two, other than a line drawn on a map by some Western cartographer).
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • For their part, the British had assigned an experienced cartographer, Lieutenant Richard Williams, who, with the help of a small crew, moved his surveyor’s transit and brass chains from one vantage point to the next, taking and recording careful sightings.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • The Petrovka looked like a corner of Petersburg in Moscow, with its matching houses on both sides of the street, the tastefully sculptured house entrances, the bookshop, the library, the cartographer’s, the elegant tobacco shop, the excellent restaurant, its front door flanked by two gaslights in round frosted shades on massive brackets.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago

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  • I know how to find the Cartographer of Lost Places.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • In less than an hour, they had unloaded their supplies and were prepared to set sail for the Cartographer’s island.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "We don’t have any way to read all but the most basic maps and annotations in the Geographica—and with no way to translate the rest of the maps, we can never find our way to the Cartographer’s island, even if he still really exists."
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • John estimated that the Cartographer’s island was maybe a full day’s sail away, give or take a few hours.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "It’ll be among the pages in the back, near the map to the Cartographer’s island—if I’m right, this is one of the elder islands."
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • When Artus and John rejoined them, Bert raised the question of how they would get from Byblos to the Cartographer’s island.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "The island where the Cartographer can be found is the largest in a chain of islands," he explained.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • John continued to examine the Geographica, working through the extensive annotations dealing with the Cartographer’s island.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The Cartographer must be behind one of them.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "But without the Geographica," said Jack, "is there any reason to seek the Cartographer?"
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The mist that obscured their view of the Cartographer’s island was contained within the granite pillars.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "No doubt about it—unless the Cartographer is behind the first door we open, we’re in for a bit of a climb."
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • That means the next-to-last will be the Cartographer.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • We should proceed to the last door and find out if the Cartographer really is here.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The door they had determined to be the Cartographer’s was the only one in the entire keep that had a keyhole.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • Chapter Fifteen The Cartographer of Lost Places The room was expansive, but not overly so.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • There, in the center of the room, sketching at a carved wooden desk, was the Cartographer of Lost Places.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The Cartographer, for all the legendary dross of rumor and mystique that surrounded him, was rather unremarkable in appearance.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The Cartographer rubbed his pen on the blotter and looked up.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The Cartographer’s eyes widened, and he dropped his pen.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "Do come in, come in," the Cartographer said.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "Did he really?" said the Cartographer.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "It was called something like that, yes," the Cartographer said.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "Well then, they’ve got a decent start now, don’t they?" said the Cartographer.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The Cartographer lifted his spectacles and peered more closely at Bert.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "That’s not it," said the Cartographer.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "About one thousand five hundred years, give or take," said the Cartographer.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "Oh, it hasn’t been easy," said the Cartographer.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "Never mind," said the Cartographer.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The Cartographer rolled his eyes and sighed.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The Cartographer walked briskly back to his desk, took a seat, and, whistling a little tune, began working on another map.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The Cartographer looked at them.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The Cartographer turned to them and pushed his spectacles up onto his forehead.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • With that, the Cartographer turned back to his map and continued to draw.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "Pardon me," said the Cartographer, "but just how did you people get in here, anyway?"
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "The Caretakers are always permitted to enter with the Imaginarium Geographica," said the Cartographer.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "Don’t correct your elders, boy," said the Cartographer.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The Cartographer hopped off of his chair and shuffled over to Artus.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "Umbugartis—unusual name for a king, but there’s no accounting for taste," said the Cartographer.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • What may the Cartographer of Lost Places do for King Umbugartis?
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
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