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  1. Cartography 13.3

  2. What do we use maps for? • How important are maps today? • How important were maps 2000 years ago?

  3. Mental maps How are they made?

  4. How reliable are they? • The maker’s bias • Are they even useful? (example) • Issues with maps and traveling

  5. Ptolemy c.150 A.d.

  6. Changing the map • How did maps change? • Besides travel, what else could influence a map?

  7. Maps c.6th century A.D. • Education and ability affect accuracy

  8. Religion • T and O maps • C. 13th century

  9. What influences development? • Purpose • Education, curiosity, and trade (money) • C. 14th century

  10. The Age of exploration • State competition • State sponsored cartography becomes huge • Accurate maps = competitive edge in the race • Accurate maps = more money

  11. 16th century

  12. 18th Century