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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:Atlas

An atlas is a collection of maps, traditionally bound into book form, but now most ... The first known book that could be called an atlas was constructed from the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlas

An atlas is a collection of maps; it is typically a map of Earth or a region of Earth, but there are ... Atlases have traditionally been bound into book form, but today many atlases are in multimedia formats. In addition to presenting geographic ...

www.didyouknow.it/travel-and-regional/book-of-maps-called-atlas

Nov 17, 2008 ... The ancient Greeks told tales about giant beings called Titans. The Titans one fought with the Greek gods and lost. So, the gods punished the ...

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Jul 25, 2014 ... In later centuries, the figure of Atlas holding up the earth was often used at the front of a book of maps. So, a book of maps became known as an ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/atlas

An atlas is a book or collection of maps. ... Atlas was a giant (called a Titan) who was forced to carry the Earth and the heavens (usually pictured as a sphere) on ...

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Jan 8, 2015 ... We all are familiar with the book of maps or Atlas as we know it. Why a book of maps is called an Atlas? Sailors used to carry handmade maps ...

www.thoughtco.com/what-is-an-atlas-1435685

Mar 3, 2017 ... Maps that make up atlases are traditionally bound as books. These are either ... It was called Theatrum Orbis Terravrm, or Theater of the World.

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Sep 27, 2015 ... I had always wondered why an Atlas was called an Atlas. I found two reasons. Here are both, so I hope this helps.-- Created using PowToon ...

www.answers.com/Q/Why_is_a_book_of_maps_called_an_atlas

No actually you are wrong. The book is called an Atlas because, in Greek mythology Atlas a Titan was forced by Zeus to hold up the Sky (Oreunous) from ...

academlib.com/6159/geography/maps

The best way to learn about places that you have heard of is to look them up in an updated atlas. An atlas is a collection of maps bound in a book; it may include  ...