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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 bundle of maps of Earth or a region of Earth, but ... 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

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 Titans. Atlas's ...

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 ...

superbeefy.com/why-is-a-book-of-maps-called-an-atlas

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.answers.com/Q/Why_is_a_book_of_maps_called_an_atlas

Atlas was a titan in greek mythology and was a supporter of kronos in the war between titans and the olympian gods. He was the commander of the titan army,  ...

kinooze.com/book-of-maps-atlas

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.ask.com/youtube?q=Why+Is+A+Book+Of+Maps+Called+An+Atlas%3F&v=vvQ7dcXXcGk
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 ...

academlib.com/6159/geography/maps

Why is a book of maps called an atlas? The term "atlas" comes from the name of a mythological Greek figure, Atlas. As punishment for fighting with the Titans ...