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Cartographic Perspectives Issue #97 Released

Date posted: December 18, 2021


Cartographic Perspectives #97

I’m pleased to share with you the latest issue of Cartographic Perspectives, the journal of NACIS. Visit us at, or click on the article titles below to read the latest from your cartographic peers.

Amy L. Griffin, Editor
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Front Matter


Letter from the Past President
Mamata Akella

Letter from the Assistant Editor
Daniel P. Huffman

Peer-Reviewed Articles

James Monteith: Cartographer, Educator, and Master of the Margins
Andrew Rhodes

A Comparison of Feature Density for Large Scale Online Maps
Michael P. Peterson

Practical Cartographer’s Corner

Frequently Updated Maps and their Public Display
Michael P. Peterson, Paul Hunt

Visual Fields

Worldviews: Art, Cartography, and the Power of Places Beyond
Darren Sears


Review of A Critical Companion to English Mappae Mundi of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
Gillian Bailey

Review of Talking Maps
Rhiannon Jakopak

Review of Connections and Content: Reflections on Networks and the History of Cartography
Marissa Wood

Review of Why North Is Up: Map Conventions and Where They Came From
Sarah Kelly

Review of Mapping Indigenous Land: Native Land Grants in Colonial New Spain
Jörn Seemann

Review of Women in American Cartography: An Invisible Social History
Jenny Marie Johnson

Review of When Maps Become the World
Daniel G. Cole

Review of Cartography: Visualization of Geospatial Data, Fourth Edition
Timofey Samsonov

Review of A People’s Atlas of Detroit
Russell S. Kirby


Instructions to Authors

About the Journal
Cartographic Perspectives is the open-access journal of NACIS, published 3 times per year. Featuring peer-reviewed research, tutorials, book reviews, novel map designs, and more, CP is devoted to the study and practice of cartography in all its diversity. To submit your work, or to learn more, visit


Free and Fair
CP is published under a unique “free-and-fair” model: all content is made available to the public under a Creative Commons license, and authors retain copyright on their submissions. We believe this model is the best way to help our community share knowledge.


While an issue is in preparation, we publish individual articles online as soon as they’re ready. Visit to see the latest content, without waiting!

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