When Was the First Map Invented?

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The oldest known land map dates from more than 4,000 years ago in ancient Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq); it was a map of a river valley. Around 150 AD Greek astronomer Ptolemy drew a world map, showing the Mediterranean and parts of Africa and Asia. His map used lines of latitude and longitude.
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