Quick description of two early maps: Petroglyph rock – Bedolina map dated to c.1500 BC, and Babylonian clay tablet dated to 6th century BC.
Trying to research on this subject since a lot of inventions first took place in China. A reference to a map can be found in the Volume 86 of the historical text Records of the Grand Historian (Shi Ji) (Wiki). This volume recorded an incident in 227 BC during the late Warring States period in which a map … Read More
Book “The Mapmakers” by John Noble Wilford is a must read for anybody interested in the cartography. Technology might me moving forward and introducing us to new ways to display geographical information thru our web browsers, but in my experience a good wall size map with interesting content gets people together, discussing, brainstorming. A good … Read More