ATLAS CARTOGRAPHY AS DATABASE OF THE TERRITORIES STABLE DEVELOPMENT
A.N. Krajukhin, G.V. Pozdnjak
Integrated Cartographic Enterprise “Cartography” is the leading enterprise of Roskartografiya, engaging in production of maps and atlases of various purpose and thematic orientation. The enterprise was established in 1938. For the period of its existence the enterprise has issued over 4 thousand various maps and atlases, including such fundamental pieces of work as the World Atlas (its third edition was issued in 1999), Political Atlas of the World and Some Continents, Geographic Atlas of Russia, National Atlases of Cuba and Mongolia, Geological-Geographical atlases of the Indian, the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans, which were greatly appreciated all over the world.
Cartographic Enterprise “Cartography” is the national holder of databases on
the world, states of the world,
Atlas cartography is the staple activity of our Integrated Enterprise.
Integrated Cartographic Enterprise is assigned a serious and honorable mission to create the National Atlas of Russia. The National Atlas of Russia is being created as a four-volume edition: Volume 1 – General Characteristics of Territories; Volume 2 – Nature. Ecology; Volume 3 – Population. Economy; Volume 4 – History. Culture.
Integrated Cartographic Enterprise “Cartography” has prepared for publication and releasing “Geographical Atlas of Russia”. The atlas was prepared based on the general geographic maps of Volume 1 of the National Atlas of Russia including General Characteristics of Territories. Geographical Atlas of Russia is a cartographic reference book designated for a wide circle of readers. In 2003 “Atlas of the World, political” saw appeared in print.
Cartographic Enterprise “Cartography” is actively
cooperating with the Russian regions in the field of preparation and
release of various cartographic products. This cooperation resulted in
publication of two atlases in 2005. “Atlas of the
Cartographic Enterprise “Cartography” has been fruitfully cooperating for many
years with the Publishing House ONIX. As a results of this cooperation Atlases
for schoolchildren on history and geography, a number of Political Atlases of
the World were released of various formats and volumes. Quite recently another
joint project has been completed, i.e. Atlas of the former