EXAMPLE OF THE TIME AND MOVEMENT REFLECTION IN RUSSIAN MAPS OF THE XVIII CENTURY
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The variety of Peter I fruitful activity of was reflected including in evolution of Russian cartographical skill. During Northern war report maps and schemes of carried out battles1 have started to be made. Besides Russian cartographers gradually pass to use of symbols system, and, also, even more often try to represent battles in their evolution. Both these trends characterize the general evolution of the European cartography in XVIII century.
Confrontation on the sea in
many respects determined an outcome of the Russian -Swedish war 1788 – 1790, to
what testify, including, riches and a variety of the maps and charts reflecting
sea battles. Maps of the
Our report is devoted to
comparative studying of 10 different copies of the
 See: L.G. Beskrovny, Sketches on a source study of military
 See: V.E.Bulatov, Maps of the
 This map is published in the anniversary publication: Valentin Michanov (dir.), La Flotte de l'Empire de Russie. 300eanniversaire de la fondation, Saint-Petersbourg, Archives des forces navales de Russie, Summaries, Romaine Pages editions, 1996, pp.96 – 97.