These in turn led to advances in geography and cartography and the colonization of new lands.
First, he knew very little about either geography, astronomy, or cartography .
As a Dominican he continued to study philosophy and theology but he became increasingly interested in the study of mathematics, astronomy, and cartography .
As Harley points out, much of the scientific rhetoric of post-Enlightenment cartography was used to maintain systems of state and imperial domination.
Unlike most explorers, these two leaders had no Aboriginal guides to help them, no skill in geography, cartography , or living off the land.
Bonnet also published on cartography , algebra, rational mechanics and mathematical physics.
Mercator had studied geography, cartography and mathematics at the University of Louvain in Belgium.
Thus it was, in a round about way, that I became, latterly, the first woman Keeper of Public Records, while remaining a practising historian of the history of cartography .
Other disciplines have been brought to bear on the subject, including archaeology, cartography , and historical geography.
The historian of cartography James Welu has shown all of these to be actual contemporary printed maps.