In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The very few who carried a road atlas seemed incapable of reading it as they sought a way out of their self-inflicted predicament.
- The plot is about as difficult to read as a road atlas.
- Mercator's main work, an atlas, was published in several editions from 1585 on and beyond his death in 1594.
- Since they were all manuscript, no two charts or atlases were alike in size, decoration or cartographic content.
- The school has no electricity and no running water, classes of up to 70, teachers who often do not get paid their five dollars a week and the only book is an atlas from 1956.
- If you're hiring a car, you may need a road atlas.
- Don't be surprised when the public stick to their trusty road atlases!
- I am certain that my colleagues at the Swiss Ornithological Institute in Sempach will not rest on this achievement, however, and so I look forward to a third Swiss breeding bird atlas in a few years.
- Among them were prints in valuable 16th and 17th century editions of atlases by Mercator, Speed, Jansson and Blaeu.
- But the greatest impact has come through global warming, with successive editions of the atlas showing shrinking ice fields and evaporating lakes.
- Back at home, he went into his den and got out his road atlas.
- Picture one of those mileage charts you get in the front of road atlases.
- Finally, we located these sites on a road atlas for the use of our volunteers.
- Taking the road atlas with her, Misha got out of the lorry cab again and headed over to the white and red lorry belonging to the Polish driver.
- This technique can be used to generate easily interpretable maps, to animate past and future incidence and to provide consistent visualizations for a national disease atlas.
- Up the hill, through that pass, turn left after a bit was what I remembered from the road atlas.
- By 1650, two-thirds of the continent's coast were thus widely known not only in Europe, but also wherever Dutch charts, atlases, and globes were distributed.
- This was probably the first collection of maps in book form twenty years before Mercator published his atlas.
- Carl had been poring over the pages of a road atlas.
- Even the way we learn and package information from books, magazines, atlases, and newspapers has improved.
- The collection also features world maps, and includes atlases, globes, school geographies, maritime charts, and a variety of pocket, wall, children's, and manuscript maps.
- Some of my favorite books are old, gorgeously illustrated encyclopedias and atlases.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.