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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Date:
1856
Short Title:
Geological phenomena.
Publisher:
William Blackwood & Sons
Edinburgh
Type:
Atlas Map; View
Obj Height cm:
52
Obj Width cm:
60
Scale 1:
Various
Note:
Hand col. lithograph. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Contents: Plan of the volcanoes of Pichincha and Antisana surveyed by A. von Humboldt. Scale 1:200,000 -- Plans of the craters of Vesuvius and Etna by H. Abich, 1834. Scale 1:20,000 -- Physical map of the island of Teneriffe, by Leopold von Buch. Scale 1:550,000 -- Southern view of Etna from M.P.O. near Catania by W.S. Waltershausen -- View of the summit of the peak of Teneriffe and of the crater of elevation which surrounds it, from the east, by Leopold von Buch -- Chart of South Keeling Islands surveyed by the officers of H.M.S. Beagle. Scale 1:200,000 -- Chart of Ascension Island, surveyed by Lieutenant Campbell, R.N. Scale [1:200,000] -- View of Ascension Island from the mountain road -- Plan of the Crater of Cedee in the island of Java trigonometrically surveyed by Dr. Salomon Muller, 1836. Scale 1:20,000 -- Plan of Graham Island by Capt. C.H. Swinburne, 1831. Scale 1:20,000 -- Comparative view of the elevation of the principal active volcanoes on the globe -- Plan of Arthurs Seat, from an original survey. Scale 1:20,000. -- Samson's Ribs. "Geology no. 11."
World Area:
World
Country:
Ecuador; Italy
Region:
Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Tenerife (Canary Islands)
Subject:
Geology; Mountains Rivers
Full Title:
Comparative views of remarkable geological phenomena by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
List No:
0372.012
Page No:
Pl. 11
Series No:
48
Engraver or Printer:
Abich, H.; Buch, Leopold von; Campbell, Robert, Lieutenant; Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859; Muller, Salomon; Sartorius von Waltershausen, W. (Wolfgang), 1809-1876; Swinburne, C. H.; 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:
0372012
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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Comparative views of remarkable geological phenomena by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Eng…