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Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1 …
Polarization atmosphere.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1868, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Map of the lines of equal polarization in the atmosphere constructed by Sir David Brewster, K.H., D.C.L., F.R.S., V.P.R.S., Edinr., corresponding member of the Institute of France. From four years observations. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. March 1854, (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map in 2 hemispheres. "Meteorology no. 5."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Heat over globe.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Distribution of heat over the globe (by A.K. Johnston). Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note 8 col. lithographed maps on 1 sheet. Contents: Isothermal lines of mean annual temperature -- Lines of isabnormal mean annual temperature -- Isothermals of January -- Isothermals of July -- Isothermal lines of mean annual temperature, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere -- Lines of isabnormal temperature, January, July. "Meteorology no. 1."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Currents of air.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Geographical distribution of the currents of air, showing the regions of the trade winds, variable winds and hurricanes, with their effects in determining the different tracks of navigation by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. March 1854. (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Inset maps: Limits of the trade winds & calms in the Atlantic Ocean between longitude 200E & 800W as determined by the wind & current charts of Lieut. Maury, U.S.N. -- The stormy regions of the West Indies showing the tracks of various hurricanes -- Tracks of the Madras Storm, 1842 and the Rodriguez Hurricane, 1843, from observations by Mr. Piddington & Mr. Thom -- Chart of the Culloden's Hurricane, 1809 and the Boyne's Gale, 1835 by Lieut. Col. W. Reid, R.E. Inset illustrations: Barometrical compass -- Thermometrical compass -- Hurricanes of the N. Hemisphere -- Hurricanes of the S. Hemisphere. "Meteorology no. 2."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Hyetographic, rain map.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
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)
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."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Hyetographic map Europe.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Hyetographic or rain map of Europe with an enlarged rain map of the British Isles by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. "Meteorology no. 4."
Desjardins, Constant
Klima- und Naturproducten-Ka …
1837
Physical Atlas
Authors Desjardins, Constant
Full Title Klima- und Naturproducten-Karte von Europa, oder die Eintheilung Europa's nach den klimatischen Verhaltnissen im Allgemeinen, und den entsprechenden physischen Regionen insbesondere, nebst der Andeutung der vorzuglichsten Thiere, Pflanzen und Mineralien, ihrer Zonen und Hauptvertheilung, der Jugend gewidmet von C. Desjardins. Mit erklarendem Text von J.H. Zu haben in Wien beim Verfasser, Bauernmarkt, Nr. 579, und in allen soliden Buch- und Kunsthandlungen. (1837)
Note Color map. Includes tables. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris.
Bory de Saint-Vincent, M. (J …
Vents (Asie)
1827
Physical Atlas
Authors Bory de Saint-Vincent, M. (Jean Baptiste GeneviFve Marcellin), 1778-1846, Desmarest, Nicolas, 1725-1815, Vincent
Full Title Theorie des vents (Asie, Ocean Indien, Ocean Pacifique, Ocean Antarctique). Grave par Berthe. (A Paris, Chez Mme. veuve Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, rue des Poitevins, no. 6. M.DCCCXXVII)
Note Engraved map. Covers the Indian Ocean, Australia and parts of Asia, Africa and the Pacific. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris.
Bory de Saint-Vincent, M. (J …
Vents (Ocean Pacifique)
1827
Physical Atlas
Authors Bory de Saint-Vincent, M. (Jean Baptiste GeneviFve Marcellin), 1778-1846, Desmarest, Nicolas, 1725-1815, Vincent
Full Title Theorie des vents (Ocean Pacifique). Grave par Berthe. (A Paris, Chez Mme. veuve Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, rue des Poitevins, no. 6. M.DCCCXXVII)
Note Engraved map. Covers Australia, New Zealand and part of the Pacific. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris.
Bory de Saint-Vincent, M. (J …
Vents (Amerique)
1827
Physical Atlas
Authors Bory de Saint-Vincent, M. (Jean Baptiste GeneviFve Marcellin), 1778-1846, Desmarest, Nicolas, 1725-1815, Vincent
Full Title Theorie des vents (Amerique. A Paris, Chez Mme. veuve Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, rue des Poitevins, no. 6. M.DCCCXXVII)
Note Engraved map. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris.
Bory de Saint-Vincent, M. (J …
Vents (Afrique)
1827
Physical Atlas
Authors Bory de Saint-Vincent, M. (Jean Baptiste GeneviFve Marcellin), 1778-1846, Desmarest, Nicolas, 1725-1815, Vincent
Full Title Theorie des vents (Afrique, Ocean Atlantique, Grand Ocean Antarctique). Grave par Berthe. (A Paris, Chez Mme. veuve Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, rue des Poitevins, no. 6. M.DCCCXXVII)
Note Engraved map. Covers Africa, the Middle East, South Asia and parts of Brazil, the Atlantic and Indian oceans. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris.
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