Issue #46 - Winter 1999-2000
Mapping Myths: The Cartographic Boundaries between Science and Speculatio on La Condamine’s Amazon, 1743-44. by Neil Safier. This paper is the winner of the 1999 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
Commercial Cartography: 1972-1998. by Barbara Adele Fine
Sex, Lies, and Old Maps: Observations on Early Maps of Virginia. by Eugene M. Scheel
John Adlum -- Tanner, Soldier, Surveyor, Cartographer, Viticulturist. by John W. Docktor.
A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 2000.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. Ristow Prize Competition – 1999 Winners Announced.
4. 2000 Ristow Prize Competition.
5. John Hébert – New Chief Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress.
6. IMCoS Annual Symposium in Turkey. By John W. Docktor
7. Washington Map Society November 13-14, 1999 Field Trip to Colonial Williamsburg. By John Greene
8. Cartographic Notes by Thomas F. Sander.
9. Map Site Seeing, key World Wide Web map sites.