David Rumsey Map Collection (2023)

113 Commentson Largest Early World Map - Monte's 10 ft. Planisphere of 1587

Simonon December 11, 2017 at 9:22PM wrote:

So the book 1421 May have more fact than fiction. Awesome.

m. drakeon December 12, 2017 at 9:31PM wrote:

It is stunning. Ahead of its time.

Samanthaon December 13, 2017 at 10:47AM wrote:

If this were offered as a poster print I would love to purchase it.

Johnathonon December 15, 2017 at 9:35PM wrote:

Can I buy a high quality print of the combined map? Please contact me. Kind regards

Mickey Sigriston December 18, 2017 at 3:36AM wrote:

I'm amazed by the ammount of information and how precisely they are (considering it's a 16th century map). This is truly amazing. I'm gonna spent a few hours travelling around this thing on Google Earth. Thank you so much for sharing!

Garyon December 18, 2017 at 7:55PM wrote:

Do you sell reproductions of the map? If not, would you consider it? I am very interested.

Alex maineon December 20, 2017 at 8:09AM wrote:

Awesome map. I want to buy one, your buy now link is not working.

Brandonon December 20, 2017 at 10:43AM wrote:

Pay attention to the poles of the Google Earth version. The globe respresentation of this map is inaccurate and distorts both poles. Will Google and the Elites stop at NOTHING to try and enforce the brainwashing? Pay attention people please. Read the map the way its meant to be read. They had to CONVERT this map to fit what they say. Remember this map was being created BEFORE the Mercator.

Jonoon December 21, 2017 at 4:15AM wrote:

Its flat!

Alexx Saveron December 21, 2017 at 7:37PM wrote:

Thank you!

Nataliaon December 25, 2017 at 7:38AM wrote:

Is flat

SRB/СРБon December 25, 2017 at 9:23AM wrote:

Лепо, само како је направио слику карте??? Хух, за вас су ова слова којим пишем виша математика :)))))))

BeyondHumanon December 26, 2017 at 8:29AM wrote:

They wasted no time projecting a flat map of Earth-flat for good reason-onto a ball. Then proceed to say that he was left to indulge in speculation about Antarctica. Those who hold power will stop at nothing to deceive!

Hollieon December 27, 2017 at 9:26AM wrote:

I love maps that challenge and would love to have a print. Is that in the works? Amazing work. Peace

Vilde Monclairon December 27, 2017 at 9:42AM wrote:

I would absolutely love to buy a poster print of this. Have you considered offering it? Imagine this covering an entire wall!

Erinon December 27, 2017 at 10:14AM wrote:

This is amazing! Please let me know if a copy of this map is available to purchase! I would love a copy.

Amberon December 27, 2017 at 11:51AM wrote:

Is there any way to purchase the map?

Lindaon December 27, 2017 at 2:01PM wrote:

This much detail in 1587. Many Europeans copied/stole maps from far Eaterners or sailed with them on their shops of discovry and trade. Then they conquered, raped and plummaged the new worlds out of greed and power. Wonder how the world would be now if the Chinese empire did not implode in 1421. Brillient work by Monte , Ramsey, et al!

Lindaon December 27, 2017 at 2:03PM wrote:

This much detail in 1587. Wonder how the world would be now if the Chinese empire did not implode in 1421. Brillient work by Monte , Ramsey, et al!

Lindaon December 27, 2017 at 2:03PM wrote:

Brillient work by Monte , Ramsey, et al!

Jessica Malone on December 27, 2017 at 4:09PM wrote:


Laurenon December 27, 2017 at 4:10PM wrote:

Just agreeing with everyone. Would love to buy a print/poster if available.

Sue Haldemannon December 28, 2017 at 3:12AM wrote:

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Really hoping you will consider selling prints or allowing digital download for printing. It’s just beautiful

Robinon December 28, 2017 at 9:24AM wrote:

How much is a copy of this map and how soon can you ship?

Vickie Currinon December 28, 2017 at 5:33PM wrote:

I think it was meant to be flat. Leave it to censor-laden Google to make it seem as if it's round! I no longer believe NASA's construct. Beautiful! I've always loved maps and this one is stellar.

Nancyon December 28, 2017 at 11:35PM wrote:

I’d like to buy a reproduction

Arielleon December 29, 2017 at 1:27AM wrote:

Wonderful depiction of the World at this point in time. He was extremely detailed with his placement and information. A tremendous historical document.

Ellioton December 29, 2017 at 2:10AM wrote:

Flat earth

Minamiion December 31, 2017 at 5:41PM wrote:

A fascinating, Euro-centric view of the world in the centuries past. Interestingly, the continent on which I live, Australia, seems to be non-existent, or else lumped in with Antarctica. Nevertheless, a wonderful achievement for the time.

Justinoon January 2, 2018 at 4:20AM wrote:

Feliz Año. Gracias por esfuerzo y generosidad. Buscaba si Urbano Monte dejaba constancia de la pesca del bacalao en Terranova

Elenaon January 2, 2018 at 4:21AM wrote:

It is stunning and so beautiful. How can I buy It?

piter garzonon January 7, 2018 at 1:53PM wrote:

Detalle de Tavola XXIIII (Costa de Brasil, Retrato del Rey Felipe II de España), les quiero comentar que antes de ver este mapa, tuve un sueño de un objeto esferico al cual le llamaban pandora y en esta esfera estaba este mapa pero era una parte, vi tambien otra parte color rojo, no tenia arboles ni nada, y habia otras partes mas... pero para crusar de un lado a otro se nececitaba un tipo de tecnologia avanzada ... y pues de esta esfera era de colores llamativos la cual uno podia ampliar o alejar la imagen de la cual se queria ver... como si fuera un mapa.... (((de esta imagen hay veo algo parecido la cual sostienen no una sino dos esferas , una el rey felipe II en su trono, y la otra un personaje que le dice algo))) cabe mostrar que si se fijan en estas eferas dentro de ellas muestran un paisaje de montañas como si estubieran buscado algo. alguien que sepa del tema me puede contartar por el sitio, muy amables.

david gonzalezon January 8, 2018 at 8:48AM wrote:

estas tierras tambien estan escritas en el libro de enoc yo soy evangelico pero investigo bastante ahora se q el libro es verdadero. Muchas gracias por el detalle el señor te guarde.

david gonzalezon January 8, 2018 at 8:49AM wrote:

estas tierras tambien estan escritas en el libro de enoc yo soy evangelico pero investigo bastante ahora se q el libro es verdadero. Muchas gracias por el detalle el señor te guarde.

davidon January 8, 2018 at 11:48AM wrote:

muchas gracias por este detalle. De estas tierras se habla en el libro de enoc osea q el libro tambien es verdadero.

angelilloon January 8, 2018 at 11:51AM wrote:

esta guapisimo en el centro esas 4 islas no aparecen en ningun mapa actual y el centro magnetico autentico tampoco es una pasada este mapa es de los que mas se acercan a la realidad espero que no lo censuren

Bradley B on January 8, 2018 at 12:46PM wrote:

Incredible map , is there a translated version in english of the contents on the map ?

Francisco Fernández Gonzálezon January 10, 2018 at 11:30AM wrote:

A great job and a generous offering to access it openly.The zooming tool is perfect to study any detail in the map and will help many a researcher to contribute to knowledge.

David Tutwileron January 10, 2018 at 6:03PM wrote:

Is there any copyrights to the map which would prevent anyone from printing and selling copies?

Francescoon January 18, 2018 at 5:59AM wrote:

It's a beautiful map, I've one question,why the island of Capri doesn't exist in the map?You know something about this?

Nathan Non January 18, 2018 at 10:12AM wrote:

I want info on buying detailed prints of rings 1-4 and keys etc

alfredoon January 19, 2018 at 9:39AM wrote:

excelente trabajo

Tierra Planaon January 23, 2018 at 11:10AM wrote:

TierraPlana FlatEarth

Edwardon January 28, 2018 at 8:41PM wrote:

I would LOVE to buy a copy of the full size version. Can you please let me know if this option is / becomes available? Many thanks!

Cheryl Champion on January 29, 2018 at 11:18AM wrote:

Astonishing! I would love to purchase a copy too!

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DoubleNon February 1, 2018 at 8:09AM wrote:

Very beautiful.. I could stare at this for hours

Oleg Mercader Kashinon February 6, 2018 at 12:24PM wrote:

It seems tu me that this map is false. I see the detail that was discovered only at the end of XVIII century or later. The mercator projection was invented in 1569 but wide accepted more later.

walter smithon February 15, 2018 at 3:44PM wrote:

its breathtaking

David Durretton February 24, 2018 at 11:08AM wrote:

Wow, this is amazing, and had to have been so much work peicing together digitally. I am also blown away by the amount of detail in this map for the time period. I did notice that in the southeastern US, there is a reference to the "Teneschi". Is the the first map reference to the area now known as Tennessee? I'm just fascinated by this.

Machiel van Veenon February 25, 2018 at 4:39AM wrote:

@BeyondHuman: They didn't waste time to project this as this "flat map" as a ball. In fact the map is drawn to be a ball.

Juan Manuelon March 9, 2018 at 2:43PM wrote:

Impresionante, gracias por permitirnos disfrutar de vuestro maravilloso trabajo. Felipe II Rey de España, fue un mecenas de las artes, esto que nos mostráis es puro arte. Thanks América and Standford.

Tina Jameson March 14, 2018 at 11:09PM wrote:

Is there a copy available for sale? If so, I'd be interested in buying one. Thanks for sharing.

Tyle Hidalgo on March 23, 2018 at 6:29PM wrote:

Flat Earth ♥

Patricia Trivinoson April 15, 2018 at 4:23PM wrote:

Que interesante y arduo trabajo! Lo que me sorprendió fue que en le mapa estaba la ubicación exacta del Arca de Noe, aparecían Islas que hasta ahora no sabiamos que teniamos, sobretodo la presencia de animales mitologicos (unicornios, ciclopes, centauros, hipogrifo y demás) ubicados estrategicamente y hay un montón de comentarios específicos en Italiano en cada region asi como su materia prima y comercializacion. Espero que puedan subir al blog los cuadros faltantes.

PATRICIAon April 19, 2018 at 1:01PM wrote:

Innteresante, pero que hay en esos cuadros recortados?

ERICK CHAN on May 16, 2018 at 5:54PM wrote:

es interesante todo esto!!!, El Arca de Noe!!! ubicada exactamente donde fue encontrada, las tierras del Antártida ubica lugares que el hielo no deja ver o que otros no quieren que veamos!!!

Gerduanon June 1, 2018 at 1:40PM wrote:

The Earth is Flat from these maps! Not NASA @#$%

Andyon June 9, 2018 at 6:41AM wrote:

We live on flat stationary plane Earth. The globe version of this map is utterly ridiculous and doesn’t match anything we’ve seen from alleged photos of earth from space. They faked space travel and are likely hiding land from the majority of humanity.

Romedallon June 13, 2018 at 6:43AM wrote:

¿What about de white squares? ¿can´t we know about whatever was here?

ROBERT Jean-Francoison June 27, 2018 at 3:51PM wrote:

1000 merci pour la mise en ligne de cette extraordinaire carte de Monte URBANO et des developpements realises.Superbe.

Diego Borgeaudon June 29, 2018 at 8:48PM wrote:

Estimado, no te imaginas lo interesante que me parecen todas las imagenes que veo, me gustaria saber si podrias mmandarme al mail la imagen del mapa completo, la mas grande que tengas porfavor

israelon July 11, 2018 at 1:28AM wrote:

hola, disculpa, haz pensado en la posibilidad de los posicionamientos planetarios, uno puede significar puerta cerrada así como otro puerta abierta, si sigues el camino, entre ambos dos hay una marca que al parecer no se encuentra en ningún otro lado, es decir, la luz es un elemento tanto físico como de onda.publica al momento cuando hagan la expedición. saludos.

Lili González F.on August 6, 2018 at 10:12PM wrote:

Excelente! Despierta la curiosidad de cualquiera, de ver region por región detalle por detalle. Increíble y hermoso!

eiman uzmion August 19, 2018 at 7:04PM wrote:

Hi.. may i know every translation of this map? i think it is in Italian language. I am Malay. thank you so much.

Samiraon August 22, 2018 at 7:12AM wrote:

Thank you for sharing, these wonderful map prove that the earth is flat but they didn't indicate MU and ATLANTIS continent

Cristian on August 30, 2018 at 4:53PM wrote:

Increíble mapa, ¿puedo conseguir alguna copia?, saludos.

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Jgon October 17, 2018 at 10:20PM wrote:

Tengo una duda... este mapa fue publicado en 1587 “según la historia”.. pero al estar viéndolo con detalle puedo notar varias cosas extrañas (qué no quiero decir que estén mal) solo me gustaría tener una explicación, en donde Urbano Monte marca a México aparece tal cual ese nombre “México, cuando el pais o la zona fue nombrada así hasta el año 1813 aprox. Ósea una diferencia de 226 años

Maria da Fonteon December 5, 2018 at 4:03PM wrote:

Urbano Monte was King Sebastian of Portugal.King Sebastian did not die in Alcácer Quibir, as he wimself writes in the legend that identifies the King of Portugal in Urbano´s Map.Just look at the self-portraits...and read the Sonnet.A wonderful Map and an enlightenig Sonnet.Thankful

Romulon December 15, 2018 at 10:25AM wrote:

I have a question. On Moscovia map I can see Bobruis and on Litvania map I can see Robruisca. Is it wrong names of one town Bobruisk (I live here)?

Adam Sowderon January 15, 2019 at 7:39PM wrote:

What's very interesting to me is the proximity of South America to Antarctica. How could you get that wrong? IDK. Seems just as easy to prove today. There are many sailors cruising about...I wish to become one.

Vitalion February 15, 2019 at 9:49AM wrote:

Where is Vilnus? I see 2 Vilna. Belarus is Litvania ? Litvania is Russia, Ukraine is Mockovia and Rissia.today Russia Tartaria

Djorgeon March 28, 2019 at 7:36AM wrote:

When will the remaining pages in the book be digitized and made available to the public???

Ashon April 1, 2019 at 10:13AM wrote:

you can buy prints of the finished map at davidrumsey.com

Lexus DCSon April 8, 2019 at 9:06PM wrote:

me di cuenta que en el mapa compuesto en los lugares del "mar del sur" alrededor de golfo de mexico y algunos paises actuales no aparece ningun ser mitologico ni nada por el estilo¿a que se debe eso de que en el conttinente americno no hay ese tipo de seres?

Jorgeon April 23, 2019 at 7:54PM wrote:

Super el mapa de 1857, probe con el google eart profesional, y no coincide, esta corrido casi 1cm,. gracias x subir los mapas .

Mjon May 1, 2019 at 4:06PM wrote:

Muy buenas mapa , pero una duda, no modificaron las palabras que decía el mapa que subieron, por que por mucho que supieran del mundo en aquel entonces es casi imposible que acertarán en los nombres actuales como el Golfo mexicano, enserio eso me tiene confundida.

Laura Gittlemanon May 12, 2019 at 11:10AM wrote:

Thank you for providing access to such a beautiful folio of maps. Is there more known about Urbano Monte and who he was?

Zero Earth on May 23, 2019 at 7:53AM wrote:


THE FLAT EARTH WARRIORZon September 19, 2019 at 2:26AM wrote:

This Map Proves the Earth is Flat with an Icewall surrounding which Capt.Cook sailed around it and a Firmament like the Bible references over 200 times. Thx for putting this Map up.

Gustavoon October 16, 2019 at 8:38PM wrote:

Hola, esto es una magnífica obra de cartografía, pero me he dado cuenta que hay muchos elementos y criaturas que se asimilan a las mitologías de muchas religiones, es posible que no fuese echo por una sola persona, sino por varias, varios viajeros que se han unido a medida que pasaba el tiempo, personas que quizás fueron creando cuentos o dichas mitologías, mientras viajaban iban conociendo nuevas especies por lo cual de ahí fueron creando dioses y demonios.En la vosta de Brasil donde está el rey Philip 2do se encuentra un demonio, muy parecido a uno de los dioses aztecas, quizás sea pura coincidencia, pero me gustaría comunicarme y sacarme dudas con alguien que este interesado en el tema.Soy de Córdoba Argentina saludos

Roger Maxon October 19, 2019 at 8:59PM wrote:

Parabéns pela excelente publicação.Conhecimento é poder e libertação.Forte abraço.

Martín Lozanoon December 7, 2019 at 8:09AM wrote:

Como puedo concegui una copia en PDF porfavor

JOACIR M.M.on December 8, 2019 at 9:08AM wrote:

O trabalho envolvido na criação deste mapa deve ter sido imenso, levando em conta a época. Não creio que os desenhos, chamados de "artísticos", tenham sido feitos para "preencher espaços"... Ninguém, então, trabalharia tanto, no levantamento dos dados, e poria 'enfeites pessoais' e 'ilustrativos' na OBRA!!! Pensar assim seria menosprezar o TRABALHO do sr Monte ○

JORGE SUAREZon December 25, 2019 at 5:50AM wrote:

Saludos,excelente página,las bibliotecas del mundo deberían digitalizar sus mapas y ponerlos en internet para los usuarios,para estudiarlos e investigar

JORGE SUAREZon December 25, 2019 at 5:52AM wrote:

Saludos desde Venezuela,las biblotecas del mundo deberían digitalizar sus mapas y colocarlos en internet para estudiarlos,e investigarlos,ya que son patrimonio cultural de la humanidad.

Secondo Dimitrion December 27, 2019 at 10:24AM wrote:


Tuccio Fazzioon January 1, 2020 at 2:07AM wrote:

Thank you for give this site for study!

Ringoon January 9, 2020 at 7:55AM wrote:


Ricardo gaitan on January 19, 2020 at 3:09PM wrote:

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Felicitaciones verdadero la tierra es plana original, los gobiernos no quiere decir la verdad

Stevie Schaafon February 10, 2020 at 1:41AM wrote:

What a truly remarkable achievement! This map is among a great plethra of knowledge in that it has all the details working together of giants, mermaids, dragons & other fascinating creatures woven into it. Pretty cool. It also does lean towards more that of the "flat earth" vs. the "globe earth". Mmmmm...In in any event, this map is proof of many things that we are now discovering to be truthful & inspirational. Thanks David for posting this website.

Enrique Gasperín Valdéson March 8, 2020 at 11:14AM wrote:

¡Muchas felicidades! por este grandioso trabajo y aportación al conocimiento en general.How could I get a pdf copy to my lap?A lot of thanks.

Networkdoodon July 10, 2020 at 7:08PM wrote:

Very Flattastic. Thank you.

MARIA CECILIA RIVERA ROJASon August 12, 2020 at 3:33PM wrote:

Un trabajo magnifico y digno de las virtudes humanas , que nos deja mucho aún por sopesar y descubrir en el.

Eliza Kalafatis on February 18, 2021 at 2:14AM wrote:

Can I purchase this map?

Lúcioon March 14, 2021 at 4:19AM wrote:

É um trabalho de arte.

Jean-Marc Paqueton April 12, 2021 at 1:15PM wrote:

I really like browsing this map in Google Earth. Monte even drew the Great Wall of China. thanks for this great work.

DJ_eyeswideopenon July 17, 2021 at 3:18AM wrote:

Flat as a pancake! Just as the Bible references, the firmament etc. We live on a flat earth plane, surrounded by a dome above.. the rainbow is evidence of this (think about it). So much evidence to prove a flat earth & yet none to support the globe theory. It is all a great deception. The Bible is clear, so many passages of scripture provide the knowledge we seek on this. If only ppl are willing to be open to having their false beliefs crushed & to unlearn the lies that a lifetime of indoctrination has convinced our minds to believe as true. Eyes to see & ears to hear folks. Once you have a revelation of the truth, it will all make sense & you will never doubt what you discover. #Researchflatearth

Carl seganon July 18, 2021 at 2:54PM wrote:

Hello I seen your post on TickTock I’d like to order that map please send an email on how I can order a copy of that please one that I could read clearly I guess

denzon August 1, 2021 at 8:11AM wrote:

david rumsey, can you remake this map in English? highly appreciate it.. thanks

Mario alberto cabreraon August 1, 2021 at 2:56PM wrote:


ilkinon August 14, 2021 at 6:23AM wrote:

there is many creatures on this map... very strange... (earth is flat)

ruben aloron September 5, 2021 at 3:34PM wrote:

como pudieron mapear la tierra si en esa epoca no se inventaron los aeroplanos nadie volaba los cielos o quien le alludo seres mas avanzados, extraterrestres o intraterrrestres pongamonos a pensar siempre estuvieron ahi

Francisco on October 5, 2021 at 10:58AM wrote:

Tal parece que el mapa de Urbano hace referencia a la tierra plana los vientos que hacen referencia en una de las esquinas coinciden con lo que narra el libro de Enoc que consideran apócrifos Pero qué Es verdadero el tipo de viento excelente tiene mucho por desinflar Ojalá los dementes abiertas qué somos pocos podamos descifrar toda esa información qué la élite quiere callar

Martinon January 2, 2022 at 4:41AM wrote:

How many miles is the distante between Ratmanov Island (Russland) and Diomedes Island ( USA ) in the Bering Belt?

Jennifer Mifflinon January 28, 2022 at 9:05PM wrote:

I love and appreciate the amount of work that was done here. I hope to buy a full map soon

Pauline on January 29, 2022 at 1:23AM wrote:

I would love these maps in a poster to buy. Please email me if available.

Erik Gonzalezon May 4, 2022 at 12:02PM wrote:

Friends, I am writing to you from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Since about 1 year ago, since I saw the note about the restoration and digital joining of this map, Urbano Monte, I have been fascinated with it. I work in a digital printing company. I would like to print it in real size and appreciate the physical quality, for this I would like to know the exact measurement of its map composition. I would greatly appreciate your attention. I would also like to know if they sell the map in real size.Thank you very muchErik Gonzalez

Peter on May 18, 2022 at 1:03PM wrote:

Hello is it possible to purchase a print of : Composite of Tavola I 60 with corner sections map? Details please.

Loganon May 25, 2022 at 3:21PM wrote:

Knock knock. Can you please contact me if reproduction available for purchase? Thank you. Super interesting map!

Renon May 29, 2022 at 4:20AM wrote:

So... where is Australia? New Zealand? Why is there an island called Brasil next to Ireland? A lot of land was not found til well after this maps creation-how would he have noted all the land masses but not visited or even known what animals where on that land? More questions than answers with this. Pretty and awesome but flawed.

roberto araujo santos on May 30, 2022 at 4:57PM wrote:

wonderful work !


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Maps make sense of things. They lend order to complex environments, and they reveal patterns and relationships. Maps can also be quite beautiful. They stimulate both sides of our brain: the right side that's intuitive and aesthetic, and the left side that's rational and analytical.

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The love map, which organizes self-functions and facilitates relational choices, is structured by the age of 5 or 6 years.

What is the fancy name for a map maker? ›

The French word cartographie (the science of making maps), from which we get our English word cartography, was created from carte, meaning "map," and -graphie, meaning "representation by." Around the same time we adopted cartography in the mid-19th century, we also created our word for a mapmaker, cartographer.

What maps do the military use? ›

Topographical Line Maps (TLM) 1:100,000

The 1:100,000 TLM is designed for operational and tactical operations by providing four times the coverage area of a 1:50,000 scale topographic map.

What are the 5 kinds of maps? ›

According to the ICSM (Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping), there are five different types of maps: General Reference, Topographical, Thematic, Navigation Charts and Cadastral Maps and Plans.

What are the 7 types of maps? ›

Some of the different types of maps are:
  • Physical Maps.
  • Topographic Maps.
  • Political Maps.
  • Weather Maps.
  • Economic Maps.
  • Resource Maps.
  • Population Maps.
  • World Maps.
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What are the 7 components of a map? ›

Map Elements. Most maps contain the same common elements: main body, legend, title, scale and orientation indicators, inset map, and source notes. Not all are necessary or appropriate for every map, but all appear frequently enough that they're worth covering.

Why map is not a true collection? ›

A Map cannot be a Collection because their semantics are at odds. The closest thing to "collectionness" for a Map is when it is viewed as an Set<Map. Entry<K,V>> . You can get that as a collection view of the map by calling map.

What is map collection hierarchy? ›

The hierarchy of Java Map is given below: A Map doesn't allow duplicate keys, but you can have duplicate values. HashMap and LinkedHashMap allow null keys and values, but TreeMap doesn't allow any null key or value.

Is map an ordered collection? ›

A HashMap contains values based on the key. It contains only unique elements. It may have one null key and multiple null values. It maintains no order.

Who is the most famous cartographer? ›

Mercator. Perhaps the most influential of map makers, the Flemish geographer, Gerard Mercator (1512- 1594) is famous for developing a map projection in which mathematical calculations translated the 3D world onto a 2D surface.

What math is used in cartography? ›

For topographical mapping, cartographers use the laws of plane trigonometry which tells us that the length of just one side and 2 angles of a triangle is all we need to know in order to determine the length of the remaining 2 sides and final angle.

What are the 6 types of maps? ›

Some of the most common types are political, physical, topographic, climate, economic, and thematic maps.

Who was the first famous cartographer? ›

Anaximander was the first of the ancient Greeks to draw a map of the known world, and, as such, he is considered to be one of the first cartographers. Hecataeus, Herodotus, Eratosthenes, and Ptolemy were other well-known Greek map makers.

Is cartography a science or art? ›

In fact the online dictionary by Merriam-Webster defines cartography as "the science or art of making maps." These similar definitions indicate that art and science are related aspects of cartography.

Who is the father of death cartography? ›

Answer. Hello there, Gerard Mercator is known as the father of dutch cartography.

What is the oldest accurate map? ›

Dating all the way back to the 6th century BCE, the Imago Mundi is the oldest known world map, and it offers a unique glimpse into ancient perspectives on earth and the heavens.

Where was the oldest map found in the world? ›

The oldest known world map is the Babylonian Map of the World known as the Imago Mundi. This map dates back to the 5th century BCE. This map, found in southern Iraq in a city called Sippar, shows a small bit of the known world as the Babylonians knew it centuries ago.

Who made the oldest map of the world? ›

Anaximander (c.

Anaximander (died c. 546 BCE) is credited with having created one of the first maps of the world, which was circular in form and showed the known lands of the world grouped around the Aegean Sea at the center.

Which World Atlas is the best? ›

No atlas is more accurate than Oxford's Atlas of the World. Combined with stunning photography, detailed charts and graphs, and crisp cartography of urban and natural locations, this volume is one of the best world atlas choices on the market.

Which publication atlas is best? ›

National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World.

Which is better globe or atlas? ›

A globe can be used to get a broad-level picture of the world while atlas provides more specific information about different places. A globe, being spherical in shape, spins around an axis. However, atlas, are a representation on a piece of paper, does not spin.

Is a map a type of collection? ›

Because a Map is not a true collection, its characteristics and behaviors are different than the other collections like List or Set. A Map cannot contain duplicate keys and each key can map to at most one value.

Where are maps stored? ›

You can see all your My Maps in Google Drive, both those you created and those shared with you. Use Drive's features to manage your maps along with your Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. To create a map in Google Drive: Make sure you're signed in to your Google Account.

What do you call a collection of maps tables chart? ›

Answer. The definition of atlas is a book of maps or some type of information that includes pictures and/or tables and charts. An example of an atlas is a collection of road maps detailing each of the 50 states.

Why is map part of collection? ›

Because Map is three collections: Keys, values and key-value pairs. It's part of thecollection framework but it doesn't implement the java.

What are the 4 types of map data? ›

According to the ICSM (Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping), there are five different types of maps: General Reference, Topographical, Thematic, Navigation Charts and Cadastral Maps and Plans.

How do you find the value of a map? ›

HashMap. get() method of HashMap class is used to retrieve or fetch the value mapped by a particular key mentioned in the parameter. It returns NULL when the map contains no such mapping for the key.

How do you preserve old maps? ›

Maps should be kept in typical room-temperature and humidity conditions, so not in hot attics, not in damp basements, and not next to heat sources. Preferably keep the maps laid flat in boxes or shallow drawers and, less ideally, gently rolled in a tube that is at least three inches in diameter.

What is the best way to store maps? ›

File Maps Flat When Possible

Storing maps unfolded is the most ideal way to place them in a drawer. Folding maps weakens the paper by creating vulnerable spots and leads to increased wear and tear, especially at the creases.

How do I retrieve a saved map? ›

If you've created a My Map, you can view it in the Google Maps app on your phone or tablet.
  1. Sign in and open the Google Maps app .
  2. Tap Saved. . At the bottom, tap Maps.

What is a person who draws map called? ›

The Oxford Dictionary of English app defines a cartographer as “a person who draws or produces maps.” Merriam-Webster's online dictionary says a cartographer is “one that makes maps.” And the Cambridge Dictionary, also available online, states that a cartographer is “someone who makes or draws maps.”

Why is map not a collection? ›

Maps work with key/value pairs , while the other collections work with just values . Map maps keys to values. It allows its content to be viewed as a set of keys, a collection of values and a set of key-value mappings. Save this answer.


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