The Geographic Reference Atlas of Georgia: Basic Principles

Guliza Liparteliani, Manana Kurtubadze, Nato Sologhashvili, Tamar Chichinadze, Roman Kumladze, Levan Tielidze, Ana Iremashvili, Nino Geslaidze, Irma Kveladze

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Developing the national atlases as a main goal of geography has been determined by the 18th International Geographical Congress in Rio-de-Janeiro in 1965. The interest to create thematic complex atlases was increased. The first and the second National Atlases of Georgia show a high level of the exploration of the nature, population, economy and history of Georgia. Both, the first and the second atlases are scientific by the content, the purpose and the design. Nowadays, Georgian society requires to understand country not only from maps, but also from photos, related text annotations and graphic representations. These requirements are well answered with a new Geographic Reference Atlas of Georgia and this is the first time this type of atlas is being prepared.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEarth Sciences
Issue number5-1
Pages (from-to)56-61
Publication statusPublished - 30 Sept 2017


  • Atlas of Georgia
  • Cartography


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