Dating rand gousha maps
It was produced to help religious pilgrims reach Rome for the occasion of the "Holy Year 1500".
Rand Mc Nally's first road map, the New Automobile Road Map of New York City & Vicinity, was published in 1904.
A road map or route map is a map that primarily displays roads and transport links rather than natural geographical information.
It is a type of navigational map that commonly includes political boundaries and labels, making it also a type of political map.
A road atlas is a collection of road maps covering a region as small as a city or as large as a continent, typically bound together in a book.
Coil binding or Spiral binding is a popular format for road atlases, to permit lay-flat usage and to reduce wear and tear.
In addition, many transport companies, such as train and airline companies, have published "road" maps in the past, in their case usually calling them "route map".
It is highly schematic, compressing the Mediterranean Sea to a sliver and orienting the Italian Peninsula to run east-west.
Street maps usually cover an area of a few miles or kilometers (at most) within a single city or extended metropolitan area.
City maps are generally a specialized form of street map.
In addition to roads and boundaries, road maps often include points of interest, such as prominent businesses or buildings, tourism sites, parks and recreational facilities, hotels and restaurants, as well as airports and train stations.
A road map may also document non-automotive transit routes, although often these are found only on transit maps.