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A map was a diagrammatic representation of an area of land or sea.

The Twelfth Doctor referred to maps as "pure and uncorruptable." (TV: Smile)

Scaroth claimed that one of his splinters helped the humans in making the first map of the heavens. (TV: City of Death)

The Thals of Skaro mapped their own star system and others as far as the range of their electroscopes allowed. They also made a map of the path from their settlement to the Dalek City. (TV: The Daleks) The early Daleks used rangerscopes to map their world and nearby space. When their scopes detected no life, they devoted themselves to ensuring their own survival. (AUDIO: The Lights of Skaro)

The First Doctor owned an astral map. (TV: The Web Planet, Galaxy 4)

The Great British Library had a Map Room which contained a large number of maps. (TV: Face the Raven)

The First Doctor gave Nero the idea of the Great Fire of Rome by setting fire to Nero's map of his new Rome. (TV: "Inferno")

The Time Lords were the first beings to map the Web of Time. (AUDIO: Weapon of Choice)

Sabalom Glitz won a map of the lower levels of Iceworld during a card game. (TV: Dragonfire)

The Second Doctor blew up General Smythe's safe to gain access to a map of all the war zones, which they used to navigate the zones. (TV: The War Games)

During the Second World War, the Cabinet War Rooms in London made use of a map of the world as well as a map of southern England. (TV: Victory of the Daleks)

The computer in Space Control was able to provide the Third Doctor with maps of every surveyed planet, but it was unable to provide a map of London. (TV: The Ambassadors of Death)

Their was a map of the Thera group of islands at UNIT HQ. Captain Mike Yates showed it to the Third Doctor. (TV: The Time Monster)

The Brigadier had a map of the Evacuated Zone of London during Operation Golden Age. (TV: Invasion of the Dinosaurs)

Victor Kennedy had a noted map of the British Isles in his study beneath the library at Maccateer Street. (TV: Love & Monsters)

The Department had access to a digital map of London which June Turner used to track K9 Mark 2. (TV: The Bounty Hunter)

By the year 200,100, the Game Station had access to an electronic map of the world. Lynda Moss observed the shapes of the continents being disfigured as the Earth was bombed by the Dalek Fleet. (TV: The Parting of the Ways)

Behind the scenes[]

The Cyber Assault world map.

The video game Cyber Assault was played across a map of Earth, depicting the the Preachers' conflict with the Cybus Industries Cybermen in Pete's World.