research of ancient city plans

State and prospects of Lviv plans research

The purpose of the paper is to determine the state of research on the peculiarities of mapping and cartographic works of Lviv and, on this basis, to develop tasks for continuing such research on systematic foundations using GIS technologies. Methodology. The theoretical and methodological basis of the research was formed by modern ideas about the significance of a map as an important document of geospatial information and about cartography as a crucial method of recording the state of events and phenomena.