Weltkarte in Nordpolar-Sternprojektion nach einer Idee von Dr. G. Jäger, in Wien.

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Map shows six continents, major cities, and the trans-Atlantic cable with the north pole at the center of the map; the northern hemisphere as a full circle and the southern hemisphere in sections. Scale [1:185,000,000].

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1 map : col. ; 23 cm. in diam., on sheet 28 x 22 cm.

Creation Information

Petermann, A. (August), 1822-1878 1865.

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  • Main Title: Weltkarte in Nordpolar-Sternprojektion nach einer Idee von Dr. G. Jäger, in Wien.
  • Parallel Title: World Map North Polar Star Projection based on an Idea by Dr. G. Jager, in Vienna.

Description

Map shows six continents, major cities, and the trans-Atlantic cable with the north pole at the center of the map; the northern hemisphere as a full circle and the southern hemisphere in sections. Scale [1:185,000,000].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 23 cm. in diam., on sheet 28 x 22 cm.

Notes

In upper margin: "Petermann's Geographische Mitteheilungen--Erg. Heft : Spitzbergen c, Tafel 3." Below map: "Telegraph um die Erde."

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  • 1865

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  • Oct. 16, 2011, 5:05 p.m.

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  • Jan. 31, 2018, 10:26 a.m.

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Petermann, A. (August), 1822-1878. Weltkarte in Nordpolar-Sternprojektion nach einer Idee von Dr. G. Jäger, in Wien., map, 1865; Gotha. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth190399/: accessed May 21, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.

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