Development of a geographic mapping as a scientific field, which began in the 20-30th years of the 20th century continues today in the field of the theory,

methodical apparatus, application of information technologies, the creation of  large cartographic works – a series of maps and atlases. Geographical cartography useswidely achievements of  the  scientific and technological revolution.

Progress continued in this direction is closely associated with the development of the complex of geographical sciences. Today, other areas of science (geology, geophysics, economics, history, sociology) are interested and participated in the progress of geographic mapping, because the future of their development is largely related to the prospects of cartography.