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Murchison, Roderick Impey, N …
Geological Map of Europe.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Murchison, Roderick Impey, Nicol, James
Full Title Geological Map of Europe.
Murchison, Roderick Impey, N …
Geological Map of Europe. (c …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Murchison, Roderick Impey, Nicol, James
Full Title Geological Map of Europe. (continued)
Note Includes descriptive index of European rocks.
Murchison, Roderick Impey, N …
Geological Map of Europe. (c …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Murchison, Roderick Impey, Nicol, James
Full Title Geological Map of Europe. (continued)
Note Includes continuation of a descriptive index of European rocks.
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Physical Europe & Asia.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The physical features of Europe & Asia, showing the mountains, table-lands, plains & slopes. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London, (1856)
Note Hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures. Inset maps: Rising of the island of Reguain -- Volcanic kingdom of Luzon -- Geological map of Java. Inset sections: Section of the line A.B. -- Section from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea -- Comparative view of the mean height of the continents, Comparative view of the height of the crest & of the culminating points of the great mountain chains by Baron Von Humboldt -- Section on the line C.D. -- Sections across the Himalaya. "Geology no. 2."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Mountains of Europe.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The mountain systems of Europe constructed on the basis of contour lines. From the drawings of Professor Berghaus, Berlin. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. Nov. 1854, (1856)
Note Hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by contours and hachures. 6 mountain systems outlined in color. "Geology no. 3."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Physical Features of the Old …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The Physical Features of the Old Continent (Europe and Asia): Its Mountains, Table-Lands, Plains, and Slopes.
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Physical Features of the Old …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The Physical Features of the Old Continent (Europe and Asia): Its Mountains, Table-Lands, Plains, and Slopes. (continued)
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
On the Mountain Systems of E …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title On the Mountain Systems of Europe.
Note References the origins of the idea of using contours for relief depiction, proposed by Philippe Buache in 1752 for bathymetry. See Rumsey Historical Map Collection's Bauche atlas of 1770, entitiled, "Cartes et tables de la geographie physique ou naturelle", wherein bathymetric contours were used for the English Channel. Contours were apparently first used for terrestrial topography by M. Dupin Triel in 1784 on a map of France entitled, "New Method of Expressing Altitudes on Maps with a Memoir by M. Du Caila." Numerous additional references to further information on contours also provided.
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