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Atlases and maps

A map is a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, and themes. An atlas is a collection of maps; it is typically a map of Earth or a region of Earth, but there are atlases of the other planets (and their satellites) in the Solar System. In addition to presenting geographic features and political boundaries, many atlases often feature geopolitical, social, religious and economic statistics. They also have information about the map and places in it.

1662 world map by John Speed, published as "A new and accurat map of the world"
Atlases and maps