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1 - QUESTION:  What is the study and practice of making maps called?

Answer:  Cartography.

Cartography is the study and practice of making maps. The earliest known map is a matter of some debate, both because the definition of "map" is not agreed upon, and because some artifacts that appear to be maps, might actually not be.


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