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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1996)

Document title

A comparative study on the cartographic histories between China and the West

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LU HUANCHENG (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography, Siping Teachers' College, Jilin, CHINE

Abstract

Maps in China and the West were developing in their own ways, and thus formed two different cartographic systems. In China, the theory of flat earth took the dominant position, and the geodetic frameworks were not scientific. Chinese geodetic workers took a long time to accept the West geodetic technology. The ancient workers usually stopped after getting a little knowledge of a subject

Source

Article of periodic

published at : The Journal of Chinese geography / ISSN 0218-1444

Editor : Guoji Translation and Publishing, Singapore - SINGAPOUR (1990- 2000)

Millesime : 1996, vol. 6, no2 [pp. 89-96]

Bibliographic references : 18 ref.

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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