Introduction to Map including Names with related meaning, Quotes, Timelines, Articles and Videos• map: a representation of a geographic or celestial region, usu. drawn or printed to scale on a flat surface.
Some short facts about Map (more in-depth further down): Map: A geographical map is used by a Property Insurance underwriter to locate the area and character of a risk, especially in a large city. Maps may also be used to keep track of the number of insureds in a particular area so that an insurer does not subject itself to a possible catastrophic loss. (PR)
Commentary by various sources on Map: • The Swastika may map the turning sky down onto the ground, forming the bond between ’levels’ that is so central to shamanic cosmology. - Source: CrystaLinks - Conspiracies
• The Swastika Stone may map the turning sky down onto the ground, forming the bond between ’levels’ that is so central to shamanic cosmology. - Source: CrystaLinks - Conspiracies
• An early world map, circa 600 B.C., shows Babylon as a rectangle intersected by two vertical lines representing the Euphrates River. Small circle stand for surrounding kingdoms, and an ocean encircles the world. - Source: CrystaLinks
• The Zeno map refers to a map of the North Atlantic first published in 1558 in Venice by Nicolo Zeno, a descendant of a person by the same name, Nicolo Zeno, of the Zeno brothers. - Source: CrystaLinks - Conspiracies
• Another is a Ôheat map generatorÕ to watch the movements of people inside the store, so that the manager can see which parts of the displays are attracting the most attention. - Source: CrystaLinks - Self Awareness
• Map of the troop movements during the first two years of the Roman?Parthian War of 58?63 AD over the Kingdom of Armenia, detailing the Roman offensive into Armenia and capture of the country by Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo - Source: CrystaLinks
• A road map of the empire reveals that it was laced fairly completely with a network of prepared viae. Beyond the borders are no roads; however, one might presume that footpaths and dirt roads allowed some transport. - Source: CrystaLinks - Rome
Quotes related to Map with a holistic or spiritual approach: • We were just looking at maps... - Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth
• There isn’t a parallel of latitude but thinks it would have been the equator if it had had its rights. - Mark Twain
Names having a meaning related to map: Naksha -- : Map - - Origin: Hindu, Gender: Female/Girl
• Tu -- : Chart, Map - - Origin: Chinese, Gender: Unisex
Introduction to topics related to Map with links to further reading: Cognitive Map - A mental representation of the physical setting of the world.
- Consciousness, Derek J. Smith
Birth Chart - A natal chart (nativity), or horoscope. It is a map of how the planets were aligned when a person (the native) was born. The birth chart presents an astrological blueprint for a person’s life. More about the Birth Chart.
- Astrology, AstrologyCom
Compass Rose - An image of a directional compass on map showing north, south, east, and west.
- Northern Journey, University of Alaska
Needle Map - See perception, Marr’s theory of.
- Consciousness, Derek J. Smith
Terra Incognita - (Latin) Unknown land; on a map, unknown places could be labeled ’terra incognita,’ thereby indicating that they were still to be traveled and explored.
- Classic History, www.ablemedia.com
Some Timelines for Map: 2007, Aug 10, The United States launched an expedition toward the Arctic to map the sea floor off Alaska.
1998, Celera Genomics joined the race to map all human genes.
1984, Mar 1, NASA launched Landsat-D Prime (Landsat 5) to map the Earth.
1510, Juan de la Cosa, cartographer, made an early map of the New World.
1155, A map of western China was printed and is the oldest known printed map.
2005, Feb 17, Gene scientists published the 1st map of a common DNA variations.
1539, Olaus Magnus, Swedish ecclesiastic and historian, produced a map of the world.
2002, John Lewis Gaddis authored ’The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past.’
1563, Gerardus Mercator, Flemish geographer, produced the first detailed map of Lorraine.
1942, Sep 30, Adm. Nimitz’ B-17 found Guadalcanal by consulting a National Geographic map.
1846, Brigadier General Stephen W. Kearney commissioned a map of the New Mexico territory.
1947, Jun 5, David Hare, British playwright and director (A Map of the World, Slag), was born.
1967, The US Board of Geographic Names banned the word ’Jap’ from appearing on any federal map.
1904, Silas Farmer, historiographer of the City of Detroit, created an Industrial Map of Detroit.
1919, Apr 15, Charles Steale shot his oil-well filled photo: ’Pictorial Map of Burkburnett, Texas.’
1993, Aug 24, NASA’s Mars Observer, which was supposed to map the surface of Mars, is declared lost.
1579, Christopher Saxton published a map of England. His maps were the first to show England in any detail.
1840, Wilhelm Beer of Germany drew the first full map of Mars. It included dark ’seas’ and light ’continents.’
2001, Apr 4, Myriad Genetics announced a plan, with partners Oracle and Hitachi, to map out how human proteins interact.
1972, Raymond H. Ramsay authored ’No Longer on the Map, ’ stories of places that once appeared on maps but never existed.