International cooperation in cartography: the inter African CCTA/CSA Committee for the compilation of maps
As long ago as 1949, the Johannesburg African Scientific conference turned its attention, to examining to what extent it might be possible to, harmonise or standardize certain cartographic data (ellipsoid, the system of ...
UNESCO activities in connexion with topical mapping
Within the framework of these activities in the scientific field, UNESCO has taken an increasing interest in the preparation of thematic maps relating to the description of the natural environment I geological maps, soil ...
Coastal geography and nautical charting
The coast and geodetic survey of the U.S. department of commerce performs public services essential to the safety and advancement of marine and air commerce, to surveying and mapping and other engineering work, and to the ...