In the third century CE, politician, geographer, writer, and cartographer Pei Xiu was the first in China recorded as describing what in full?
China's geometric grid reference for maps
The grids allowed for precise measurements using a graduated scale, as well as topographical elevation, and is thought to have been in use in China for well over 100 years before that. Grids, as well as parallels and meridians, were also used in 3rd century BCE Greece.
Abraham Ortelius, a Flemish cartographer and geographer, is generally recognised as the creator of the first what in 1570 ?
What was the first, and only complete, novel, published in 1788, written by 18th-century British writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights Mary Wollstonecraft?