Eduard Imhof was professor of cartography at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich from 1925 - Imhof was a legendary visual designer, artist and map maker. He wrote a classic book on map making - Cartographic Relief Presentation.
1900 Antique rare city map of STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. 112 years old map
The November 1988 map of Mount Everest, which took four years to produce, relied on a high-resolution camera carried on the Columbia space shuttle and 160 overlapping aerial images taken from a Learjet flying at feet to map 380 square miles of the region.