ATLAS MAPPING IN
N.N. Komedchikov, A.G. Khropov
The Russian cartographic market demonstrates an unprecedented rise in offers
of various geographical atlases: more than 100 titles were issued during the
last six years. In the history of cartography in
Geographical atlases published in Russia during the last six years are analyzed in terms of coverage and map scales (ranging from the atlases of the Solar system and the entire world to cities, and even individual geographical objects within cities), themes and contents, size and volume, design and purposes (general geographical atlases, atlases of natural and socioeconomical features as well as complex atlases depicting both natural and socioeconomical conditions and resources, etc.).