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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Date:
1854
Short Title:
Hyetographic; rain map.
Publisher:
William Blackwood & Sons
Edinburgh
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
51
Obj Width cm:
60
Scale 1:
71,500,000
Note:
Col. lithographed map. Inset: Rain map of India. Scale [ca. 1:32,000,000] . Inset charts: Amount of rain in the zones, decrease from the Equator to the poles -- Decrease of the amount of rain from the coasts to the interior of continents -- Increase of the amount of rain on the slopes of mountains. "Meteorology no. 3."
World Area:
World
Country:
India
Region:
South Asia
Subject:
Climate
Full Title:
Hyetographic or rain map of the World, with a special map of the temperature and rain fall of India by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. June 1854. (1856)
List No:
0372.021
Page No:
Pl. 20
Series No:
78
Engraver or Printer:
W. & A.K. Johnston Limited
Publication Author:
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Pub Date:
1856
Pub Title:
The physical atlas of natural phenomena by Alexander Keith Johnston, F.R.S.E., F.R.G.S., F.G.S. ... A new and enlarged edition. William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, MDCCCLVI. [The Author reserves the right of translation]
Pub Reference:
Phillips, 229.
Pub Note:
2nd ed., enlarged. 1st ed. was 1848. Most of the maps are lithographed in color, but some are still engraved. The 1848 ed. was entirely engraved. Maps have both hand and printed color. Covers are half red leather dark teal cloth covered boards with "Atlas." embossed on the spine in gold .
Pub List No:
0372.000
Pub Type:
Physical Atlas
Pub Maps:
38
Pub Height cm:
59
Pub Width cm:
40
Image No:
0372021
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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