A dictionary of cartosemiotics: report and comments
Recently an English dictionary of cartosemiotics has been published. It is selective in that it largely relies on the writings of a single author. This article discusses the dictionary project, its theoretical background, and the purposes of lexicographic work; it further offers suggestions for a future comprehensive dictionary to which the aforesaid one is designed to contribute. There follow reflections about the scope of cartosemiotics, the ends to which it is studied, and promising areas of future research.