List of almanacs by country of publication
BrazilAlmanaque AbrilAlmanaque do PensamentoAlmanaque Santo AntônioAlmanaque Sadol (freely distributed on Drugstores)CanadaHarrowsmith's Truly Canadian Almanac (1st Edition, September 2007)ColombiaAl ...
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GPS almanac
The GPS almanac, as part of the data transmitted by each GPS satellite, contains coarse orbit and status information for all satellites in the constellation, an ionospheric model, and information to r ...
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Early modern almanacs
By the second half of the 16th century, yearly almanacs were being produced in English by men such as Anthony Askham, Thomas Buckminster, John Dade and Gabriel Frende. In the 17th century, English alm ...
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Contemporary almanacs
Currently published almanacs such as Whitaker's Almanack have expanded their scope and contents beyond that of their historical counterparts. Modern almanacs include a comprehensive presentation of st ...
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Medieval almanacs
After almanacs were devised, people still saw little difference between predicting the movements of the stars and tides, and predicting the future in the divination sense. Early almanacs therefore con ...
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Ephemerides, zijs and tables
The origins of the almanac can be connected to ancient Babylonian astronomy, when tables of planetary periods were produced in order to predict lunar and planetary phenomena. Similar treatises called ...
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Hemerologies and parapegmata
The earlier texts considered to be almanacs have been found in the Near east, dating back to the middle of the second millennium BCE. They have been called generally hemerologies, from the Greek 'hēm ...
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Early almanacs
An almanac is text listing a set of events forthcoming in the next year. A calendar, which is a system for time keeping, in written form is usually produced as a most simple almanac: it includes addit ...
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he etymology of the word is unclear, but there are several theories:The word almanac derives from the Greek word almenichiaka, which means calendar. The earliest almanacs were calendars that included ...
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An almanac (also archaically spelled almanack and almanach) is an annual publication that includes information such as weather forecasts, farmers' planting dates, tide tables, and tabular information ...
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Selected general atlases
Some cartographically or commercially important atlases include the following:17th century and earlierAtlas Novus (Blaeu, Netherlands, 1635–1658)Atlas Maior (Blaeu, Netherlands, 1662–1667)Cartes gé ...
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Modern atlas
With the coming of the global market, publishers in different countries can reprint maps from plates made elsewhere. This means that the place names on the maps often use the designations or abbreviat ...
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A travel atlas is made for easy use during travel, and often has spiral bindings so it may be folded flat. It has maps at a large zoom so the maps can be reviewed easily. A travel atlas may also be re ...
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"Atlas" mythology
The origin of the term atlas is a common source of misconception, perhaps because two different mythical figures named Atlas are associated with map making.King Atlas, a mythical King of Mauretania, w ...
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An atlas is a collection of maps; it is typically a map of Earth or a region of Earth, but there are atlases of the other planets (and their satellites) in the Solar System. Furthermore atlases of ana ...
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