"Yes," agreed Professor Bumper, "I will consult the map
, and start the diggers where I think the city lies, far below the surface.
He stood with a map on Mercator's projection before him, swaying to the swinging of the ship and talking of guns and tonnage, of ships and their build and powers and speed, of strategic points, and bases of operation.
Bert stood by, saying very little, but watching Kurt's finger on the map. "They've been saying things like this in the papers for a long time," he remarked.
See?" He dabbed his forefinger on the map. "Here we are.
He routed out his map again, and stared at it with eyes that did not see.
His additions to the map convinced us that Green-wich lay upon the verge of this same sea, and that it might be reached by water more easily than by the arduous crossing of the mountains or the dangerous ap-proach through Phutra, which lay almost directly in line between Anoroc and Greenwich to the northwest.
You may take one of them to the uttermost ends of his world, to places of which he has never even heard, yet without sun or moon or stars to guide him, without map or compass, he will travel straight for home in the shortest direction.
It always proved of the greatest aid to Perry and me; nevertheless we were anxious to enlarge our map, for we at least were not endowed with the homing instinct.
The Art of Cartographics: Designing the Modern Map
is a jumble of maps
, collected in book form and published by Hardie Grant in 2017.
Thousands of TPL Maps
app users were busy adding points of interest (locations or POIs) as they drove to school, office, their favorite restaurant or the mall.
we have are colonial and the basic: 1:50000 map
series have not been updated to cover the whole country.
Pakistan's online maps
are dominated by Google Maps
with most users using the Google app for navigation purposes.