Contemporary Regional Issues in Cartography. The status of cartography in Nigeria (I.A. Adalemo, O.Y. Balogun). The state of cartography - the Indian national perspective (G.C. Agarwal). The state of cartography: Polish perspectives (M. Baranowski). The present and future cartography in France (J. Bertin). National cartographic perspectives in Mexico (N. Duch-Gary). The state of cartography in the Federal Republic of Germany (U. Freitag). China's cartography: the present situation and future perspectives (H. Yuju, F. Lifan). Thematic Issues in Cartography. Cartography as an art (A.H. Robinson). The science of cartography (A. Papp-Vary). Historical cartography (H. Wallis). Education and training in cartography (F. Ormeling). Cartography and the developing nations: some new challenges (D.R. Fraser Taylor). The ideal mapping package (R. Blatchford, D. Rhind). The revolution in cartography in the 1980s (J. Morrison).