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Cartography/History of Cartography

This research guide will help you find books, print journals and other resources about Cartography. Cartography studies the history of maps and mapmaking and interpretation of maps.


This page highlights resources for the cartography of South America and for countries on that continent.

In the Library's collections

Below are useful subject headings for searching the online catalog for items on the cartography of South America.

Introductory reading(s)

Selected book titles