5 Answered Questions for the topic cartography

To what extent has the Earth's surface been geologically mapped?

To what extent has the Earth's surface been geologically mapped? For instance, what fraction has been surveyed at 1:10 000, 1:100 000 or 1:1 000 000 scale? Edit: By 'surface' I mean land surface,... more


How to create an outlined drawing of a map or easily turn a Google Maps screenshot into one?

I could probably figure out how to do one, but I have to do like, 30 of these and I want to learn how to make it quick and painless. My first thought was using Live Trace in Illustrator, but I'm... more


Is there a map that displays every country at its correct relative size?

I know that the standard Mercator projection is completely wrong when it comes to the relative sizes of countries (Greenland appears relatively much larger than in reality, for example). AFAIK they... more
Cartography Geography Gis References


Learning classical geography - recommended literature etc?

I've been working in the field of GIS for a few years now, and there are some disciplines of knowledge where I lack a good degree of education. My educational background is that I've studied... more
Cartography Geography Roman Empire


What was an upper and a lower region?

What made a region an upper, or superior region, or a lower, or inferior region? Examples: - Upper and Lower Egypt - Upper and Lower Austria - Moesia Superior and Inferior - Upper Volta (now... more

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