unmapped

adjective
un·​mapped | \ ˌən-ˈmapt How to pronounce unmapped (audio) \

Definition of unmapped

: not represented on a map : uncharted unmapped wilderness … wild and unmapped areas of the physical world.— H. G. Rickover

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Recent Examples on the Web The unmapped ones are left to flood, with little warning or remedy for homeowners. Lisa Song, ProPublica, "Millions of Homeowners Who Need Flood Insurance Don’t Know It — Thanks to FEMA," 30 June 2020 The fault that shook tens of thousands of people was on an unknown, unmapped fault 9 miles beneath the earth’s surface. Taylor Kate Brown, SFChronicle.com, "Bay Briefing: A different kind of fire hits the Bay Area," 16 Oct. 2019 For example, Bradford has more than 50 sewer overflows and many more frequently unmapped drains from roads and factories. David N Lerner, Quartz, "“Daylighting” underground rivers could bring nature back to cities," 13 Dec. 2019 Calling citizen divers: Two-thirds of the reefs comprising Australia's troubled Great Barrier Reef are unmapped. National Geographic, "How to mix style and sustainability," 23 Oct. 2019 Reporter Peter Fimrite explains why the fault was unmapped and what’s changed in earthquake safety since 1989. Taylor Kate Brown, SFChronicle.com, "Bay Briefing: A different kind of fire hits the Bay Area," 16 Oct. 2019 Recent heavy rainfall and floods in the region have exposed land mines, which are largely unmapped and remain a threat to civilians. Washington Post, "Yemeni officials say explosive device has killed 4 children," 8 Oct. 2019 Recent heavy rainfall and floods in the region have exposed land mines, which are largely unmapped and remain a threat to civilians. Ahmed Al-haj, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Yemeni officials say explosive device has killed 4 children," 8 Oct. 2019 At Boca, the highway continues south from the Bahía de Banderas, or Bay of Flags, and skirts the cape, leaving this section of the coastline and its villages accessible only on foot, by boat or by unmapped and unpaved narrow roads. Los Angeles Times, "On vacation in Puerto Vallarta? Head south on a jungle path for secluded beaches and pristine views," 7 Sep. 2019

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1805, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmapped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmapped. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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