1 Vereschaka T.V.

Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography (MIIGAiK)

The research on creating specialized topographic maps of land and water areas considering international trends in mapping was carried out. Dividing topographic maps of land and water areas into basic universal and specialized ones was substantiated. The theoretical aspects of creating specialized maps are revealed. The concept of a specialized topographic map is proposed, the categories and limits of the maps’ contents specialization and the ways of their implementation are considered. The fields of using domestic specialized maps and the requirements for their contents in the view of economics, scientific research, as well as the role of maps in information supporting environmental safety and sustainable development of territories are studied. The scientifically based types of specialized maps for their intended purpose were identified and highlighted. Foreign specialized topographic maps and their features in different countries are characterized. International trends in mapping and the importance of specialized maps for improving the main ones are shown. Compiled summaries’ fragments of the fields of using specialized maps in Russia and abroad, as well as maps’ fragments are presented in this study.
The study was carried out within the framework of the state task 0708-2020-001 of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia.
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Vereschaka T.V., 
(2020) Specialized topographic maps of Russia and foreign countries. Their features and role in ensuring sustainable development of the territory. Geodesy and cartography = Geodezia i Kartografia, 81(10), pp. 28-39. (In Russian). DOI: 10.22389/0016-7126-2020-964-10-28-39
Publication History
Received: 28.07.2020
Accepted: 27.10.2020
Published: 20.11.2020


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