Navigate using a map

  • January 22, 2011

We all know that the easiest method to navigate in an unknown area is to use a map. Maps show us minimized picture of Earth?s surface, so we can always use it to find any wanted spot, when we are in an unknown place. Cartography is a science, which focus on creating maps. Today, this mixture of science and art is so advanced, that we can find very precise maps of practically anything we can imagine.

Precision was not a feature of the first maps, as they were made with very primitive techniques in comparison with modern maps. In …