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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
  • 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
  • "Remember what John told the Cartographer?" said Bert.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "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
  • And the Cartographer can't help us.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "There was one more door before the Cartographer's, remember?" said Charles.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • Are you going back to the Cartographer?
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • That way, if it all goes badly and the world starts to be consumed in death and fire, you can't go around saying, 'It's the Cartographer's fault.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons

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