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cos·mog·ra·phy

 (kŏz-mŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. cos·mog·ra·phies
1. The mapping of the universe as a whole system.
2. A general description or depiction of the world or universe: "a full-blown cosmography in which Earth is 'the garbage dump of the universe'" (Mark Muro).

cos·mog′ra·pher n.
cos′mo·graph′ic (-mə-grăf′ĭk), cos′mo·graph′i·cal adj.
cos′mo·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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Such was the state of knowledge acquired regarding the earth's satellite, which the Gun Club undertook to perfect in all its aspects, cosmographic, geological, political, and moral.
Now, Tully and his team have measured the motions of 18,000 galaxies in the Cosmicflows-3 compendium of galaxy distances, constructing a cosmographic map that highlights the boundary between the collection of matter and the absence of matter that defines the edge of the Local Void.
According to Randall Carson, founder of the Cosmographic Research Institute, the asteroid that hit Russia 111 years ago was about 150 feet long and its mid-air explosion produced an energy that's equivalent to a 15-megaton hydrogen bomb.
In this regard, the observational constraints on the derivative of F(T) and similar function as F(T, [THETA]) until the fifth order were presented in [18] with cosmographic parameters acquired from the observational data of Supernovae Ia and the baryon acoustic oscillations.
A myriad of body gestures, some minuscule, shape identities and transmit spiritual values and cosmographic notions.
The Dream of Scipio offers the 'capacious philosophical parameters for a cosmographic perspective on humanity's place in the world and the ethical placement' (p.
As identified by Chet Van Duzer, as his source for his description of Java on his mappemonde of 1550 Pierre Desceliers used the versions of the accounts of Marco Polo and Ludovico di Varthema published in Grynaeus and Huttich's Novus Orbis 21 This book also contained Fine's mappemonde, the Tabula Cosmographica (cosmographic map) referred to in the book's sub-title.
Maudoodi favors to add those subjects in curriculum of elementary education from which students' familiar about cosmographic realities and with ethical values they made their lives happy.
Some efforts to mediate between the two cosmological models and to produce a mixed system are evidenced, namely, in some apocalyptic works (e.g., 2 Enoch and 3 Baruch), but often the two differing views generated a dispute among the erudite Christians of the Byzantine empire as to which was the true one, or to be more precise, the delicate question of whether the cosmographic description given in the Bible was to be taken literally or allegorically.
1849; Baltimore, Maryland) to Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), being inspired by the latter's book entitled Kosmos, by which Humboldt offered one of the fundaments of cosmographic thought.
With works like Antonio de Herrera's and Francisco Lopez de Gomara's chronicles, Alonso de Ercilla y Zuniga's epic poeta on Chile, Leon Pinelo's cosmographic treadse, and the "Cartas de relacion" by Christopher Columbus, and Hernan Cortes, among others, Barcia's massive editorial project organized and conceptualized the literature, historiography, and cosmography of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries into a foundation for the colonial literary corpus.
The ocean routes recorded on transcontinental cosmographic charts made major overland trade archaic.