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Researchers synchronize Napoleonic maps with modern ones

Hungary is a main provider in the publication of synchronized, or in other terms, georeferenced maps of the Napoleonic era. As a result of new research, Hungarian and German researchers have synchronized maps produced during ...

Rare Sāmoan discovery offers clues to origins of inequality

The discovery of ancient rock walls and high mounds and ditches in dense jungle in the Falefa Valley on 'Upolu Island in Sāmoa holds valuable clues to the origins of ancestral land and social hierarchy in Polynesian society, ...

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A map is a visual representation of an area—a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of that space such as objects, regions, and themes.

Many maps are static two-dimensional, geometrically accurate (or approximately accurate) representations of three-dimensional space, while others are dynamic or interactive, even three-dimensional. Although most commonly used to depict geography, maps may represent any space, real or imagined, without regard to context or scale; e.g. Brain mapping, DNA mapping, and extraterrestrial mapping.

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