Physical map of the world showing the directions of mountain-chains, the ocean-basins and principal river-systems, trade-wind & monsoon-regions, &c.

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Map shows direction of trade winds, placement of major mountain ranges on the major continents and New Zealand, the Southern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere, and "The World on the plane of the Horizon of London." Includes color key to watershed for major rivers and two tables of "Comparative lengths of 12 principal Rivers" [twenty-four rivers total]. Imaginary section in lower margin shows a comparison of the greatest elevations of the land, and the greatest ascertained depression of the sea which notes heights for a sampling of mountain peaks in the western and eastern hemispheres and the ocean depths. Relief shown by ... continued below

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1 map : col. ; 6 hemispheres each 14 cm. in diam. or smaller, on sheet 27 x 37 cm.

Creation Information

Mackenzie, William [1875..1895].

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Map shows direction of trade winds, placement of major mountain ranges on the major continents and New Zealand, the Southern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere, and "The World on the plane of the Horizon of London." Includes color key to watershed for major rivers and two tables of "Comparative lengths of 12 principal Rivers" [twenty-four rivers total]. Imaginary section in lower margin shows a comparison of the greatest elevations of the land, and the greatest ascertained depression of the sea which notes heights for a sampling of mountain peaks in the western and eastern hemispheres and the ocean depths. Relief shown by form lines. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 6 hemispheres each 14 cm. in diam. or smaller, on sheet 27 x 37 cm.

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In lower right margin: 1.a.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • [1875..1895]

Start & End Dates

  • 1875 - 1895

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  • Nov. 12, 2011, 7:34 a.m.

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  • April 14, 2014, 7:29 p.m.

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Mackenzie, William. Physical map of the world showing the directions of mountain-chains, the ocean-basins and principal river-systems, trade-wind & monsoon-regions, &c., map, [1875..1895]; London. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth192477/: accessed February 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.