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Who was the atlas named after?
Who was atlas in Greek mythology why are the mountains in southern morocco named after him?
Asked in Zeus (Jupiter)
What is a book of maps is named for this titan cursed by Zeus?
What is a book of maps called?
Asked in Planetary Science, Planet Saturn
What does the name of Saturn's moon Atlas mean?
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
Supports the head allows rocking motion of the occipital condyles?
Asked in Greek and Roman Mythologies
Which type of reference book was named after Greek god?
Asked in Reference Books
What is the atlas used for?
The strong Greek demigod who supported the heavens on his shoulders?
How did the atlas get its name?
What is atlas the god of?
Atlas wasn't a god. Atlas was a titan and he fought for the titans. niether Gods or Titans can "die" so they used him for there needs. Atlas was very stong and a very good warrior. Atlas was instucted to hold up the sky for all eternity for helping the Titans. thus, the name for the maps of the world being named "Atlas's"
Asked in Mountains
Why is the atlas named atlas?
Asked in Skeletal System
What is the second neck vertebrae?
The second neck vertebra is called "C2", for second cervical vertebra. It is also named the "Atlas". (The first vertebra is named the "Axis"). The word "vertebrae" is plural, meaning more than one vertebra. You could say, "The first two vertebrae are the Axis and Atlas. The third vertebra is not named."
Asked in Travel & Places, Reference Books
What can you find in an atlas?
An atlas will have maps in it. It could be road maps, topographical maps, political maps, or a combination. Usually there will be charts and or tables with pertinent information to the area on that page. Examples are population, weather/climate data, distances between towns, land area. The atlas can be a localized (like each page is a state, county, etc.) or a world atlas (countries). It is a bound volume of maps and charts. Named after the Greek God, Atlas