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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Date:
1856
Short Title:
Atlantic Ocean.
Publisher:
William Blackwood & Sons
Edinburgh
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
51
Obj Width cm:
60
Scale 1:
31,000,000
Note:
Hand col. lithograph. Soundings in fathoms. Includes inset map, "Table of the velocity of the Gulf Stream," and "Table of the comparative mean velocity of the currents within 24 hours." "Hydrology no. 1."
World Area:
Atlantic
Subject:
Physical; Shipping
Full Title:
Physical chart of the Atlantic Ocean showing the form & direction of the currents; distribution of heat at the surface, navigation & trade routes, banks, rocks &c. by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
List No:
0372.013
Page No:
Pl. 12
Series No:
51
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:
0372013
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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Physical chart of the Atlantic Ocean showing the form & direction of the currents; d…