WEBSITE OF THE DAY: The Atlas of True Names

The Atlas of True Names
Do you or someone you know love to study maps? If so, then check out The Atlas of True Names. For a detailed account, log on to this story from The Daily Telegraph. But to give you a quick rundown, these incredible folded maps reveal the etymological roots, or original meanings, of the familiar terms on today's maps of the world. For example, where you would normally expect to see the Sahara indicated, the ‘Atlas’ gives you "Sea of Sand", Arab. es-sahra "desert, sea of sand". The 'True Names' of 1,500 cities, countries, rivers, oceans and mountain ranges are displayed on two fascinating maps, each of which includes a comprehensive index of derivations. Prices begin at £4.99 ($7.50 USD)
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WEBSITE OF THE DAY: The Atlas of True Names
WEBSITE OF THE DAY: The Atlas of True Names
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