Definitions of geographer

n an expert on geography

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)
cartographer, map maker
a person who makes maps
Type of:
a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

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