The Forgotten History of Women Mapmakers
on 25 March 2016
Women are often overlooked in cartography when, in fact, they’ve contributed to the field just as much as any man has. Uncovering the history of women mapmakers, the Atlantic delves into the past 300 years of North American cartography and the women that introduced new coastlines to the masses. From Mary Ann Roque to the Haussard sisters, discover the forgotten history of female mapmakers.