Cartographer Of The Month – January 2018

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Claudius Ptolemy was a Greco-Roman mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology. He was born in Alexandria, a Roman Province in Egypt, in 100 AD and remained there until his death in 168 AD. Ptolemy wrote several scientific papers, three of which were considered to be of major importance to Byzantine, Islamic and European science. These three

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Cartographer Of The Month – February 2018

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Born: 276 BC, Cyrene, Libya Died: 194 BC, Alexandria, Egypt Known for: Sieve of Eratosthenes Foundation of Geography Education: Platonic Academy Nationality: Greek, Ancient Greek Eratosthenes of Cyrene was a Greek mathematician, geographer, poet, astronomer, and music theorist. He was born in 276 BC in Cyrene, Libya and died in 194 BC in Alexandria, Egypt. Eratosthenes is known for the Sieve of Eratosthenes Foundation of Geography and

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What is GIS?

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  The Gist of it GIS is a Geographic Information System. Back in the old days people used to draw maps to illustrate anything to do with geography. These days we use GIS. It’s a computer based way of illustrating data that’s concerned with geography visually. Illustrating this type of data makes it easier to understand and work with; especially

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