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 According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, despite Earth being roughly 70% water, more than 80% of our planet's oceans are unmapped, unobserved, and unexplored. Vanessa Wilkins, Travel + Leisure, 17 Aug. 2021 Even if the seamount’s origin remains something of a mystery, the discovery shows how the oceans’ abyssal plains, largely unmapped, are fertile places for discovery, Soule adds. Akila Raghavan, Science | AAAS, 15 July 2021 Beatrice Blackwood, the single-minded eldest child of a widow, traveled into the unmapped jungles of New Guinea. Charlotte Gray, WSJ, 18 June 2021 Engineers and managers had to scramble over unmapped terrain and solve unprecedented problems. Michael J. Coren, Quartz, 16 Dec. 2020 Railroad officials said the space presented a fire hazard because rescue workers would have had difficulty accessing an unmapped room. chicagotribune.com, 25 Sep. 2020 The unmapped ones are left to flood, with little warning or remedy for homeowners. Lisa Song, ProPublica, 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, 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, 13 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of unmapped

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. 2021.

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