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    • Commentary to "The So-Called Velasco Map: A Case of Forgery?" 

      Seaver, Kirsten A. (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2006-02-14)
      This article discusses David Y. Allen, "The So-Called Velasco Map: A Case of Forgery?" (Coordinates, Series A, no. 5).
    • Editorial: Cartographic Journals— A Look Back and Prospects for the Future 

      Allen, David Y. (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2005-10-05)
      This article reviews the recent history of journal publishing in the the fields of cartography, GIS, history of cartography, and related subjects. The impact of the Internet and Web-based publishing on cartographic journals ...
    • The History of Cartography in a Nutshell 

      Valerio, Vladimiro (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2008-06-03)
      his is a very short history of cartography. Notes and links to images are included at the end.
    • Juan de la Cosa’s Projection: A Fresh Analysis of the Earliest Preserved Map of the Americas 

      Robles Macias, Luis A. (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2010-05-24)
      Previous cartographic studies of the 1500 map by Juan de La Cosa have found substantial and difficult-to-explain errors in latitude, especially for the Antilles and the Caribbean coast. In this study, a mathematical ...
    • The Map that Named America: Martin Waldseemüller’s 1507 World Map 

      Hebert, John R. (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2005-08-29)
      This brief overview of the history of Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 map and its acquisition by the Library of Congress is presented as a complement to John Hessler's article, "Warping Waldseemüller: A Cartometric Study of ...
    • Mapping under the Third Reich: Nazi Restrictions on Map Content and Distribution 

      Monmonier, Mark (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2005-01-31)
      A 99-page 1947 State Department report discovered in the NOAA Central Library summarized sixty map-related regulations issued by the German government between July 1934 and June 1944. Although the Third Reich pursued ...
    • A shader based adaptation of selected sixteenth century maps 

      Haque, Shaila Sabrina (Texas A&M University, 2008-10-10)
      This research develops a technique focused on shading and texturing, with an emphasis on line work and color, to emulate the unique qualities of copperplate line-engraving from 16th century cartography. A visual analysis ...
    • The So-Called “Velasco Map”: A Case of Forgery? 

      Allen, David Y. (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2006-02-14)
      This article examines a well-known map of the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada allegedly made in or around 1610. The map was uncovered in the Spanish Archives at Simancas in 1887. Supposedly, it is a copy ...