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This quantity completes the foreign Cartographic Association's trilogy which has been ready to supply an ''Inventory of global Topographic Mapping'', and includes particular information on the subject of the present insurance of states situated in japanese Europe, Asia, Pacific and Antarctica. The geographical positions of nations defined are illustrated through a sequence of accompanying reference maps. the knowledge provided for every state comprises a textual content, together with a quick background of the improvement of topographic mapping, geodetic info, map scales and sequence in addition to extracts of maps and index sheets illustrating the current prestige of map insurance inside of that kingdom. there's at the moment no different paintings making use of the technique followed in assembling this ''inventory''. This paintings is a entire and critical reference and resource e-book for info within the box of topographic mapping

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For Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, 1983, Vol. 2. United Nations, New York. Parry, R. B. & Perkins, C. R. (1987). World Mapping Today. Butterworths, Sevenoaks, UK. DOS (1987). Ordnance Survey Information. Sales of Overseas Mapping. Overseas Surveys Directorate, Ordnance Survey, Southampton. UN (1987). Report by Cyprus. In 5th UN Conf. on the Standardization of Geographical Names, Montréal, 1987. S. ^^ n. UNCONTOURCO ^ _ ^ - _ . 0OO INDEX το ' DIRECTORATE OF OVERSEAS SURVEYS MAPS OF CYPRUS SHEETS AS PUBLISHED 1-9-66 mAmT Index sheets illustrating status of coverage (1991) Cyprus 31 The rectangles, 8 miles by 12.

T h e topographic survey commenced in 1913 with the intention of generating a m a p series at 1:100 000. Progress was halted by the outbreak of World War I, and the first m o n o c h r o m e (brown) printed sheet was not issued until 1927. Multicolour reproduction was subsequently introduced, and the maps, each displaying an area of 30' longitude by 30' latitude, were based on the Athens meridian and employed the H a t t conformai conic projection. T h e series was scheduled to cover the whole territory on 130 sheets, but not all of these had been completed before the beginning of World W a r II.

X. United Nations, New York. Christofi, A. (1974). Summary of cartographic activities in Cyprus through the ages. In 6th UN Regional Cartographic Conf. for Asia and the Far East, Tehran, 1970, Vol. 2. United Nations, New York. Pospelov, Ε. M. (1975). Kartograficeskaja IzucennosV Zarubeznyh Stran. Nedra, Moscow. Christofi, A. (1976). Survey and mapping of Cyprus in the past three years. In 7th UN Regional Cartographic Conf. for Asia and the Far East, Tokyo, 1973, Vol. 2. United Nations, New York.

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