The Principal Ocean Trade Routes of the World

Description:

This map shows the world with major trade routes marked. The routes are shown in red lines and black dotted lines with labels and some notes regarding transit times. Major cities and exports are labeled; bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown in hachures). There is text beneath the map labeled "Questions on the Map."

Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

On the back of the map there are two pages of text. On the left, the text is titled "Physical Geography -- General Review" and includes general questions about geography. The text on the right page is labeled "Abyssinia. -- Negro Africa: South Central Africa and African Islands" and includes general information about the geography and commerce of Africa.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1885  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Harper & Brothers
Publisher Info: "Copyright, 1875, by Harper & Brothers. -- Revised to November, 1885."
Place of Publication: [New York]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1885
Coverage:
Place
Africa
Place
Antarctica
Place
Australia/Oceania
Place
Central America and Caribbean
Place
Central Asia
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East & Southeast Asia
Place
Europe
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Middle East
Place
North America
Place
South America
Place
South Asia
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1885  
Description:

This map shows the world with major trade routes marked. The routes are shown in red lines and black dotted lines with labels and some notes regarding transit times. Major cities and exports are labeled; bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown in hachures). There is text beneath the map labeled "Questions on the Map."

Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

On the back of the map there are two pages of text. On the left, the text is titled "Physical Geography -- General Review" and includes general questions about geography. The text on the right page is labeled "Abyssinia. -- Negro Africa: South Central Africa and African Islands" and includes general information about the geography and commerce of Africa.

Note:

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

Physical Description:

1 map : col. ; 21 x 43 cm., on sheet 31 x 47 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): commerce | trading | shipping | geography
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: 126/15 00357
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: UTA_996938
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth50321
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image