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Cartographer

When looking up the word cartograph in a dictionary you will find it means a map or chart.

So, essentially a cartograph is a map

The etymology, the origin, or how the word was created comes from ancient Greek

The Carto part of the word comes from this

χάρτης

Which I can’t read — but my research shows it’s pronounced like “khártēs”

Compass Rose

Cartographers put a compass rose on a map so that you can see where things are located in relation to another.

A compass rose can be a simple 4 Point with just the 4 cardinal directions that we learned in the previous video: North, South, East, and West.

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