The word map is a noun. Map means (1) a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it), (2) a function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set.
Map is also a verb that means (1) to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets), (2) explore or survey for the purpose of making a map, (3) make a map of; show or establish the features of details of, (4) depict as if on a map, (5) plan, delineate, or arrange in detail, (6) locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word map.
This web page displays a political map of the United States, including the fifty states and their capital cities as well as major cities, highways, lakes, and rivers.
A topographical map highlights the topography of a particular region. Here you will find a topographical map of South America, as well as links to South American history and travel information.
The United Kingdom features rugged coastline with many inlets, bays, and river mouths. Learn more about the topography of the UK with this UK topographical map and guide.
Cartography is the art and science of representing a geographical area by means of a map. Learn more about the projections used by cartographers with this guide to map projections.
This website includes a street map of the Manhattan areas of New York City. Major bodies of water are labeled as well as streets, parks, and tourist attractions.
This site features United States road maps, topographical maps, and relief maps as well as detailed regional maps of the USA. View the map of the original 13 states, as they existed after the Revolutionary War.
Africa is the second largest continent on earth, and it consists of 53 countries. Its natural resources include gold, diamonds, and copper. Visit this site to find a printable map of Africa.
The continent of Asia is home to over 40 countries and is the largest part of the Eurasian land mass. Visit this site to learn more about the continent of Asia and find a printable map.
Find a helpful topographical map of central Asia including Afghanistan, Pakistan, and other central Asian countries as well as and parts of China, India, Mongolia, and Russia.
Canada borders the United States to the north, and has been largely influenced by the British and the French. Find information about Canada and Canadian destinations with this Canada locator map.
The charming city of Copenhagen is known as the capital of Denmark. View points of interest on a Copenhagen address locator map, and find links to additional maps of Denmark.
The country of Egypt is located in northeastern Africa. Visit this site to learn about the geography, climate, and cities of Egypt. You will also find a printable map and travel and tourism information.
Greece is located on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula and enjoys a mostly mild climate. Learn more about Greece and find points of interest with this Greece locator map.
Ireland abounds with wild, natural splendor, making it easy to see the attraction it holds for artists and poets alike. The interactive map on this page can help visitors find locations in Ireland.
The following articles provide recent map-related news.
A team of researchers under the direction of the Medical Center -- University of Freiburg has created an entirely new map of the brain's own immune system in humans and mice.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019 13:28:53 EST.
Macquarie Group, the world's largest manager of infrastructure assets, has seeded money in a map system for drones and an electric-vehicle sharing business, it said on Monday.
Reuters. Monday, 18 Feb 2019 20:31:25 -0500.
The logo for the Lingan Golf Club in Sydney depicts an Indigenous person wearing a headdress superimposed over a map of Cape Breton.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thursday, 14 Feb 2019 05:00:00 EST.