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Map Collections Home Page The Library of Congress Search by Keyword | Browse by Geographic Location Index | Subject Index | Creator Index | Title Index The Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress holds more than 4.5 million items, of which Map Collections represents only a small fraction, those that have been converted to digital form. The focus of Map Collections is Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress. Atlas of the World The origin of the word World Atlas in itself is no less interesting than the traditional meaning which has come to denote a collection of maps, providing an encyclopedic wealth of information on the land, people and cultures in different parts of the world. One of the legends in this relation state, that the land of Mauritania was once ruled by King Atlas, a great philosopher, mathematician and astronomer who created the first celestial globe. In 1595, the great cartographer Gerardus Mercator first called his collection of maps as an "Atlas" in honor of this legendary king Atlas. Another even more popular legend speaks about the Greek mythological character of Atlas, the son of Titan Iapetus and Oceanid Asia, who was condemned to bear the burden of celestial sphere on his shoulders by the Greek God of Zeus. Atlas of the World The world atlas, even though seen as nothing but a well-designed and bulky tome sitting on library shelves, has had a very vivid history.
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