geographer

Definitions of geographer
  1. noun
    an expert on geography
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    examples:
    Gerardus Mercator
    Flemish geographer who lived in Germany; he invented the Mercator projection of maps of the globe (1512-1594)
    Sebastian Cabot
    son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil; in 1544 he published a map of the world (1476-1557)
    types:
    cartographer, map maker
    a person who makes maps
    type of:
    expert
    a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
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