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Which of the following statements related to map history are correct?

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Abraham Ortelius was the creator of the first modern atlas.
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The science of symbol making is called cartography.
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C
Ptolemy used latitude and longitude to make maps.
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D
Ptolmey's maps became very important in the expansion of Roman empire.
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Solution

The correct options are
A Abraham Ortelius was the creator of the first modern atlas.
C Ptolemy used latitude and longitude to make maps.
D Ptolmey's maps became very important in the expansion of Roman empire.
Greek geographer Ptolemy created maps using latitudes and longitudes.
It contained detailed information about Europe, nearby countries, and costal areas.
It differentiated between Meditteranean Sea and the Indian ocean. It became very important in the expansion of the Roman Empire.

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