Browsing the "Maps" Tag

Maps of Empires that no longer exist

July 15th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

My brother passed along this cool link showcasing maps of vast empires that no longer exist. The animated gifs are


Mapping Iran’s Archaeological sites

March 7th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers in Iran have completed the first phase of a project to map of Iran’s archaeological sites. The map was


Archaic human genome mapped

September 6th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

Scientists have sequenced the genome of of the Denisovans, a human ancestor, using a tiny finger bone, the only fossil


Aztec surveyors were very accurate

August 31st, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

A mathematical review of the Codex Vergara, a document which contains detailed map of 386 farms, has shown that Aztec