CHART OF THE WORLD ON MERCATORS PROJECTION.

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Keith Johnston

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Chart of the World on Mercators Projection.

Multi-stone lithograph, 1881
Image size 17 3/8 x 22 1/2" (44 x 57 cm) plus margins.
Good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 89707
Price: $275.00
Publisher : Published by W. & A. K. Johnston, Edinburgh and London.
Title continues with "Showing the direction of the Ocean Currents, with the Routes and Distances between the Principal Ports." This map is from Keith Johnston's General Atlas, and also appeared in "The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography". The oceanic currents are delineated in blue. Shows the track of the Challenger expedition of 1872-76, which was one of the great scientific and oceanic research expeditions of the 19th century, and gave a start to modern oceanography. Maps , World, Continents, Polar and Ocean Charts

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