Geografie 1991, 96, 177-183

Cartographic Synthesis and Synthetic Map

Tomáš Beránek

Katedra kartografie, regionální geografie a oborové didaktiky, Přírodovědecká fakulta Univerzity Karlovy, Albertov 6, 128 43 Praha 2, Czechia

Using of the synthetic maps is necessary for thematic cartography. However, their creation is very complicated. This results from the characters of the cartographic synthesis. There is a considerable dissent concerning the understanding of the synthetic map as well.