Exhibition: Maps & Atlases

Maps and atlases don't just tell you where something is, they can reveal interesting facts and figures about the world we live in, but do you know your maps from your atlases? Find out more by playing this puzzle.

Earth Platinum
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Earth Platinum

The world’s largest atlas is the Earth Platinum, published in 2012, which was printed in Italy and hand-bound in Hong Kong. At 1.8 m × 1.4 m (6 ft × 4.5 ft), it broke the record held by the Klencke Atlas that had stood since around 1660. It weighs about 150 kilograms (330 lbs) and has 128 pages. Google Maps is thought to have over 20 petabytes of data, or around 20,500 terabytes of maps and satellite, aeria,l and street level imagery.


Play this puzzle with the Pics n Mix app!

 

Pics n Mix is quick and easy to learn, and the short video below explains everything you need to know.

Just choose a puzzle and click the Play button. Drag and drop the pieces to where you think they should be. If you have chosen "plus rotation" it means some of the pieces are flipped top to bottom or right to left. If you tap a piece once, it will flip from top to bottom. and if you double tap it, it will flip from left to right.