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Definition the making of maps and charts
  • the Chief of Cartography for National Geographic
  • The site describes itself as offering "urban cartography for global shopping experts."
  • If the fictional entry is found on another cartographer's map, it becomes clear a map has been plagiarized.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Perplexus was a cartographer, too.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • I know how to find the Cartographer of Lost Places.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The business of cartography has changed a lot since Otto G. Lindberg and Ernest Alpers invented Agloe.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • "Remember what John told the Cartographer?" said Bert.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • It was almost a thousand years after the Cartographer began to compile it that the first Caretaker took over.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • It took a team of cartographers, artists, and bookmakers a lifetime to create, and it's said that Perplexus Anomalous himself drew some of the maps.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • The peculiar cartographers who made this were not in the business of making things up!
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • GUIL: Just a conspiracy of cartographers, you mean?
    Tom Stoppard  --  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
  • "Remember what the Cartographer said about choices and consequences, Jack," said Bert.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The conviction of the Cartographer and the strength of the Winter King?
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • Cartographers create fictional landmarks, streets, and municipalities and place them obscurely into their maps.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns

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