Format Maps
Contributors Johnson, D. Griffing
Dates 1854
Location Earth
World Maps
Language English
Subjects Earth
World Maps
Title
Colton's illustrated & embellished steel plate map of the world on Mercator's projection : compiled from the latest & most authentic sources exhibiting the recent Arctic and Antarctic discoveries & explorations /
Contributor Names
Johnson, D. Griffing.
Created / Published
New York : J.H. Colton, 1854.
Subject Headings
-  World Maps
-  Earth
Notes
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Includes illustrations of cities and people along filigreed border.
-  Inset: view of Antarctic Continent as seen by the U.S. Ship Peacock, January 19th, 1840. 4 x 29 cm.
-  List of distances to and from various cities around the world at the top of map.
-  An explanation of projection at the top of map.
-  An explanation of scale in the lower left corner of map.
-  Geographical epochs listed in the lower right of map.
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1846 by D. Griffing Johnson in the clerks office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York."
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  LC Copy cut and mounted on cloth. DLC
Medium
1 map : hand col. ; 118 x 176 cm.
Call Number
G3200 1854 .J6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3200 ct002354 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3200.ct002354
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2009579466
http://lccn.loc.gov/2009579466


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