Cartography is map making.
The definition of cartography is the making of maps or charts.
An example of cartography is making an updated map of the world.
the art or work of making maps or charts
Origin of cartographyfrom Medieval Latin carta (see card) + -graphy
The art or technique of making maps or charts.
Origin of cartographyFrench cartographie carte map ( from Old French) ( from Latin charta, carta paper made from papyrus ; see card 1. ) -graphie writing ( from Greek -graphiā ; see -graphy . )
- car′to·graph′ic car′to·graph′i·cal
(usually uncountable, plural cartographies)