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GORDON, Robert of Straloch. (1580 – 1661)

Cartographer. In 1641 he was entreated by Charles I to complete the publication of an atlas of Scotland which had been projected by Timothy Pont. The first edition was published in in 1648. Subsequent editions were published in 1655 and 1662. Said to be the first delineation of Scotland made using survey and measurement.

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