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Proceedings of the ICA
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Articles | Volume 4
Proc. Int. Cartogr. Assoc., 4, 44, 2021
Proc. Int. Cartogr. Assoc., 4, 44, 2021

  03 Dec 2021

03 Dec 2021

Russian School of Toponymical Cartography

Andrey Herzen1, Olga Herzen2, and Yuliana Gordova2 Andrey Herzen et al.
  • 1Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
  • 2Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Keywords: Place-Name Study, Toponymy, Cartography, Russia

Abstract. The development of toponymical cartography in Russia has a long history and rich practical experience. Cartographic methods have been used in toponymical research for many decades. Their great importance was noted by the founders of fundamental place-name study. This field is actively developing despite the considerable methodological complexity and labor intensity. Modern technologies in cartography make it possible to bring the scale and intensity of toponymic research to a new level and solve problems that have long been identified in science. This further increases the relevance of toponymic mapping and the active introduction of other techniques into the practice of local and regional toponymic research.

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