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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Reichard, C. G.
Date:
1803
Short Title:
5. Atlas des ganzen Erdkreises.
Publisher:
Landes Industrie Comptoir
Weimar
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
43
Obj Width cm:
43
Scale 1:
45,000,000
Note:
Engraved hand colored map. Relief shown by hachures. Shows settlements, rivers, continents in outline color, etc. Prime meridian: Ferro.
Reference:
United States. Alaskan Boundary Tribunal. The case of the United States before the tribunal ... 1903, p. 511.
World Area:
Arctic; Northern Hemisphere
Full Title:
Atlas des ganzen Erdkreises in der Central-Projection entworfen von C.G. Reichard. Fuinfte Tafel. 1803.
List No:
5762.005
Page No:
Pl. 5
Series No:
7
Engraver or Printer:
Bertuch, Justin
Publication Author:
Reichard, C. G.
Pub Date:
1803
Pub Title:
Atlas des ganzen Erdkreises nach den besten astronomischen Bestimmungen neusten Entdeckungen und eigenen Untersuchungen in der Central-Projection auf sechs Tafeln entworfen von Christian Gottlieb Reichard. Weimar. Im Verlage des Landes Industrie Comptoirs. 1803.
Pub Reference:
Espenhorst, J. Petermann's Planet, v. 1, p. 226-227; Catalogue of Maps and Charts in the Library of Harvard University ... 1831, p. 6; OCLC 81271713.
Pub Note:
The maps in this atlas use the gnomonic projection, which is called the "Central Projection" on the atlas title page and the map titles. This projection enables accurate great circle measurements of distance between any two places on the maps, but distorts shape, scale, and area.
Pub List No:
5762.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
6
Pub Height cm:
49
Pub Width cm:
54
Image No:
5762005
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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