World Map Replaces Place Names With Their Original Meanings [Pics]

World Map Replaces Place Names With Their Original Meanings [Pics]
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The Atlas of True Names replaces the names of geographical areas with their etymological origins.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 21 june 2013

Cartographers Stephan Hormes and Silke Peust invite people to ‘look at the world with fresh eyes’ through their compilation of special maps that use the etymological origins of places instead of the familiar names that they currently go by.

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