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  1. 7 votes
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  2. Compass rose, etc.

    Give each map a compass rose and a legend. Also, expanded drawing tools (particularly a circle and color choices) would make these maps much more flexible for teacher use. It would also be helpful if you would allow the importation of jpeg/gif images in the layers.

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  3. Terrain map

    I would like a terrain map with no lables.

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  4. Resources in Spanish

    Provide an option that students and teachers can toggle on and off to change the language settings (esp in Spanish), so that our English language learners can benefit from world atlas.

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  5. yo

    hi

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  6. searching for Canada and the U.S.

    Although I can search for Canadian provinces and territories and U.S.states, I cannot search for Canada or the U.S.as countries toget the big picture.

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  7. les etats-unis

    voyages du Maitre

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  8. Just lucky I found this

    I was so delighted to find this incredible atlas. I use it in so many ways. I am an avid flight sim buff and log all my trips here. and actually save them!! It is having my own personal map and log book.

    Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!

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  9. Earthquakes

    The biggest earthquake I found was near Unalaska island and that an was a 8.6

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  10. Incomplete

    Why does this atlas not have a thorough set of maps? The entire middle east is missing. There is only one map for China. Why are these missing? Clearly RM has plenty of great maps they could use.

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  11. Pictures

    It would really make the world come to life if there were pictures of the different map locations (like Google Earth)

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  12. Manual Zoom

    I would really like to be able to control the zoom by manually going in and out.

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  13. 13 Colonies with Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth denoted

    I teach 5th grade with a focus on colonization. One concept is seeing the New World grow from individual settlements to larger colonies. Another concept is focusing on the 3 original colony settlements from Roanoke that disappeared to Jamestown, a merchant colony to Plymouth the religious colony.

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  14. For visually impaired learners, I would like to suggest that latitude and longitude line be black. There is not enough contrast with blue.

    Latitude and longitude lines need to be black for more contrast when the maps are being projected.

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  15. Is it possible to create my own themes?

    I would like to select and group various countries into categories. Having a list of countries and being able to drag/drop them into categories or at least click on them and creating my own legend, would be really nice.

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  16. do these maps show longitude and latitude lines?

    Do these maps show longitude and latitude lines?

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  17. Better colors in map keys, more information on maps

    For the different maps, it is hard to read the key.
    1. Some maps become readable before the map key does and you have to keep zooming in so you can read it. (For example the US about the time of the American Revolution).
    2. On other maps the colors on the maps don't seem to correspond to the colors in the key or the colors are indistinguishable because they are so close. (For example the Birth Rates map). It would help to use colors that weren't shades of other colors.

    The first thing I did was search "American Revolution"…

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  18. Needs to be completed

    A great instructional tool. ASIA is missing based on my limited search in its world history site.

    It cannot be called a World Atlas missing a whole continent!

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  19. merdator madness

    You need some way of adjusting the projection to the overhead point rather than making Antarctica the world's biggest continent.

    I tried to make a map of the Indian Ocean and I save something but I could not see my map, just a whitish rectangle on the larger map with the distance distortions going south.

    It would help to have topographic elevation lines and satellite images. That may require a step progression starting with some limit on area looked at befor loading data-heavy layers.

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  20. Test

    Test

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