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By I. A. Mammadov

Книжка посвяшается региону Абшерон Азербайджанской Республики. В книжке показаны исторические и культурные памятники Абшерона и города Баку . В архиве находится подробная карта Абшерона с изображением на них архитектурных памятников. Просьба перезалить на Onlinedisk.ru т.к из-за временного прекращения регистрации новых пользователей нет возможности залить туда файлы.

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In particular, this allows us to determine the scale at each point of the map”. Thus, a map allows us, first and foremost, to find out the location of sites on the Earth, as J. Tricart et al. [TRI 60] reiterate. They point out that in order to produce a map – a representation of the surface of the globe – we need to “establish the positions of reference points on the Earth’s surface, depict in the flat projection the features from the curved surface of the Earth and then proceed to printing the map (cartography)”.

4 Thematic Cartography 1 The diversity of specialists in map production creates the need for a harmonized vocabulary, because the increasing number of specialties produces a simultaneous increase in the number of new terms and unheard-of possibilities which must be coordinated and unified for the sake of correct usage. It is sufficient to recall the phrase by Epicurus addressed to Herodotus to understand the necessity of a precise and explained vocabulary, even if it is only a vocabulary of work: “In the first place, Herodotus, you must understand what it is that words denote, in order that by reference to this we may be in a position to test opinions, inquiries, or problems, so that our proofs may not run on untested ad infinitum, nor the terms we use be empty of meaning” [EPI 98].

1. Towards an abstract code and adapted procedures Fundamental, more conceptual changes began taking place between the 18th and 19 centuries. People moved progressively “from the representation of what is seen to that of what is known about an object, which implies passing from an analog code to an abstract code” [PAL 84]. As this author emphasizes, people were shifting toward the autonomy of the code. This was confirmed by the Topographic Commission in 1802, which asserted “the dignity of the language acquired by cartography”.

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