A map is a visual representation of an area – a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of that space such as objects, regions, and themes.
Many maps are static two-dimensional, geometrically accurate (or approximately accurate) representations of three-dimensional space, while others are dynamic or interactive, even three-dimensional. Although most commonly used to depict geography, maps may represent any space, real or imagined, without regard to context or scale; e.g. brain mapping, DNA mapping, and extraterrestrial mapping.
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... Let q and r denote the inclusion map and the sign map respectively, so that is a short exact sequence ... Note for completeness that condition (1) fails any map t B → A must map every two-cycle to the identity because the map has to be a group homomorphism ... is a product of two-cycles, so t is the trivial map, whence tq A → A is the trivial map, not the identity ...
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... Map of all coordinates from Google Map of first 200 coordinates from Bing Export all coordinates as KML Export all coordinates as GeoRSS Map of all microformatted coordinates Place data as ...
... Off the Map is a travelogue written by Hibikina Chickena and Kika Kat ... of the anarchist travel story, Off the Map is narrated by two young women as they discard their maps, fears, and anything resembling a plan, and set off on the winds of the world ...
... Société de transport de Montréal Route Service Times Map Schedule 51 Boulevard Édouard-Montpetit All-day Map Schedule 119 Rockland All-day Map Schedule 368 Mont-Royal Overnight Map Schedule ...
Famous quotes containing the word map:
“The Management Area of Cherokee
National Forest, interested in fish,
Has mapped Tellico and Bald Rivers
And North River, with the tributaries
Brookshire Branch and Sugar Cove Creed:
A fishy map for facile fishery....”
—Allen Tate (18991979)
“You can always tell a Midwestern couple in Europe because they will be standing in the middle of a busy intersection looking at a wind-blown map and arguing over which way is west. European cities, with their wandering streets and undisciplined alleys, drive Midwesterners practically insane.”
—Bill Bryson (b. 1951)
“In my writing I am acting as a map maker, an explorer of psychic areas ... a cosmonaut of inner space, and I see no point in exploring areas that have already been thoroughly surveyed.”
—William Burroughs (b. 1914)