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sample : The efforts of discovering new sea routes resulted in the creation (of) new maps, as well

I feel like I need to put "of" in between "creation" and "new maps". But does it also a proper usage, if I remove "of" in between the words in the sentence?

like "in the creation new maps"

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You definitely need "of" in this sentence. Creation new maps by itself does not make sense. The "of" tells you what was created.

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