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Number 37, Fall 2000Number 37, Fall 2000

  • Cartography, Digital Transitions, and Questions of History, John Pickles
  • Business, Governments and Technology: Inter-linked Causal Factors of Change in Cartography, David Rhind
  • Internet Maps in the Context of Community Right-to-Know versus Public Safety, Rex G. Cammack and Lindsay Svadbik
  • Use and Users of Maps on the Web, Corné P.J.M. van Elzakker
  • Webcams, Interactive Index Maps, and Our Brave New World's Brave New Globe, Mark Monmonier
  • A New Technology for Interactive Online Mapping with Vector Markup and XML, Ilya Zaslavsky
  • Desktop Hachure Maps from Digital Elevation Models, Patrick J. Kennelly and A. Jon Kimerling
  • Estimating the Size of a Large Map Collection or How I "Lost" 200,000 Maps and Still Kept My Job, John Anderson
  • The Bodeleian Library, Oxford, United Kingdom, Nick Millea
  • World Directory of Map Libraries


Number 36, Spring 2000Number 36, Spring 2000

  • Cartographic Futures On A Digital Earth, Michael F. Goodchild
  • The Nature of Creativity in Cartographic Design with Special Reference to the Barbara Petchenik Map Design Competition, Henry W. Castner
  • A Case for Teaching Geographic Visualization without GIS, Anne Kelly Knowles
  • A View From On High: Heinrich Berann's Panoramas and Landscape Visualization Techniques for the U.S. National Park Service, Tom Patterson
  • Poems Shaped Like Maps: (Di)Versifying the Teaching of Geography, II, Adele J. Haft
  • The Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Yolanda Theunissen and Matthew Edney
  • Charting Neptune's Realm: From Classical Mythology to Satellite Imagery
  • Using Remote Sensing Imagery to Texturize Layer Tinted Relief, Jeffrey S. Nighbert

Number 35, Winter 2000Number 35, Winter 2000

  • History of Mapping and Map Use in the Twentieth Century: An Invitation, Mark Monmonier
  • The Limits of Possibility: Rand McNally in American Culture, 1898-1929, Susan Schulten
  • Private Journeys on Public Maps: A Look at Inscribed Road Maps, James R. Akerman
  • A History of Distributed Mapping, Jeremy W. Crampton
  • Anatomy of a Cartographic Surrogate: the Portrayal of Complex Electoral Boundaries in the Congressional District Atlas, Mark Monmonier

Number 34, Fall 1999Number 34, Fall 1999

  • Maps on Stone: The Web and Ethics in Cartography, Michael P. Peterson
  • Maps and Political Power: A Cultural Interpretation of the Maps in The Gazetteer of Jiankang Prefecture, Bangbo Hu
  • Spatial Concept Lattices: An Integration Method in Model Generalization, Margarita Kokla and Marinos Kavouras
  • UO Campus Mapping Program: Integrating CAD, GIS, and Map Publishing, James E. Meacham and Andrea C. Ball
  • Critical Success Factors when Publishing Internet Mapping Services, Kirk Mitchell
  • Building an Atlas of Cyberspace, Martin Dodge

Number 33, Spring 1999Number 33, Spring 1999

  • The American School Atlas: 1784 - 1900, Jeffrey C, Patton
  • The Poet and the Map: (Di)versifying the Teaching of Geography, Adele J. Haft
  • Creativity, Art and Cartography in Geographic Education, Karen M. Trifonoff
  • Designing Dynamic Maps, Nicholas Springer
  • Map Design Enhancement for Terrain Visualization by Army Aviators, Nicholas Springer
  • World Wide Web Mapping and GIS: An Application for Public Participation, John Krygier

Number 32, Winter 1999Number 32, Winter 1999

  • The Web, Cartography and Trust 3, Matthew McGranaghan
  • Using Selective Attention Theory to Design Bivariate Point Symbols, Elisabeth S. Nelson
  • Water Quality Mapping for Water Management, Sébastien Caquard
  • Problems of Cartographic Design in Geographic Information Systems for Transportation, R. Gordon Kennedy
  • Envisioning the City: Six Studies in Urban Cartography, Marsha L. Selmer
  • Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative, Russell S. Kirby
  • Creation of Publication Quality Shaded-Relief Maps with ArcView GIS, David Barnes

Number 31, Fall 1998Number 31, Fall 1998

  • Content Analysis, Semiotics, and Social Semiotics for Cartography Analysis: Interpreting Geospatial Representations, Myke Gluck
  • Teaching and Learning Focus Group Skills: A Classroom Example Evaluating Map Design, Judy M. Olson, et al.
  • QSR NUD*IST and ATLAS/ti, Jodi Vender and Trudy Suchan
  • Cartographic Encounters: Perspectives on Native American Mapmaking and Map Use, Jovanka R. Ristic
  • Flattening the Earth, Two Thousand Years of Map Projections, Zehdreh Allen-Lafayette
  • Maps and Politics, Valerie Krejcie
  • Solving the Base Map Problem Online, Bill Spicer

Number 30, Spring 1998Number 30, Spring 1998 (40.7MB)

  • The Convergence of Spatial Technologies, Jeremy Crampton
  • Anatomy of the Introductory Cartography Course Revisited, James F. Fryman and Bonnie R. Sines
  • Use, Users, and Use-Environments of Television Maps, James R. Carter
  • About the Quality of Maps, Georg Gartner
  • Using Flow Maps to Visualize Time-Series Data: Comparing the Effectiveness of a Paper Map Series, a Computer Map, Harry Johnson and Elisabeth S. Nelson
  • Review of Atlas of the New West, Paul F. Starrs
  • Low Altitude Videography as a GIS Data Source, Kate Kirsh



Number 29, Winter 1998Number 29, Winter 1998 (34.8MB)

  • That Interactive Thing You Do, Michael P. Peterson
  • Beyond Graduated Circles: Varied Point Symbols for Representing Quantitative Data on Maps, Cynthia A. Brewer and Andrew J. Campbell
  • Animation-Based Map Design: The Visual Effects of Interpolation on the Appearance of Three-Dimensional Surfaces, Stephen Lavin, Sonja Rossum, and Shawn R. Slade
  • Decision-Making with Conflicting Cartographic Information: The Case of Groundwater Vulnerability Maps, Charles P. Rader and James D. Janke


Cartographic Perspectives

Editor: Patrick Kennelly

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CP67 - Winter 2010
Special Digital Issue 3

on Mountain Cartography

CP67. Winter 2010

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CP66 - Fall 2010
Special Digital Issue 2


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CP64 - Fall 2009
Special Digital Issue 1


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Cover Art for CP


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Past covers of Cartographic Perspectives have been graced by the "carto-art"of Matt Knutzen.  Matt is the Assistant Chief of the Map Division at the New York Public Library (NYPL).  Matt holds an MFA from Pratt, and a geography degree from Berkeley.  In his work, Matt combines the best of both worlds: Art + Cartography.  His art playfully and creatively takes the map as artifact and transforms it into pieces that catch the mind's eye.  Matt presented his work at the NYPL in a talk titled: Outside the boundary: A presentation of map artworks by Matthew A. Knutzen.


CP Commemorative Issue - Celebrating 25 Years of NACIS


The Cartographic Perspectives Commemorative Issue celebrates the 25th anniversary of NACIS. In this special issue four past editors of CP reflect on their tenure as editor and their favorite articles - a insightful history of Cartographic Perspectives. The cover features the past 51 cover designs and a map to the last 25 NACIS meeting locations. We have a limited number of these issues left for purchase ($15 US/$20 international). If you are interested please contact Jim Anderson by e-mail. Checks made payable to NACIS can be mailed to:


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