Karta öfver Amerika sammandragen efter den af Geografiska Institutet i Weimar år 1810.

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Map shows North and South America, the West Indies, and a few cities, and Catharina Archipelag [Aleutian Islands]. Legend included to denote countries with possessions in the Americas, but political divisions are difficult to determine because map is uncolored. Inset: "Kamtchatka Hafvet" [Kamchatka Sea or Bering Sea]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.

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1 map : 33 x 27 cm.

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Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Thuringia, Germany) 1810.

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  • Main Title: Karta öfver Amerika sammandragen efter den af Geografiska Institutet i Weimar år 1810.
  • Parallel Title: Map of the Americas contracted by the Geographical Institute of Weimar in 1810.

Description

Map shows North and South America, the West Indies, and a few cities, and Catharina Archipelag [Aleutian Islands]. Legend included to denote countries with possessions in the Americas, but political divisions are difficult to determine because map is uncolored. Inset: "Kamtchatka Hafvet" [Kamchatka Sea or Bering Sea]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map : 33 x 27 cm.

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  • 1810

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  • June 10, 2015, 7:03 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Thuringia, Germany). Karta öfver Amerika sammandragen efter den af Geografiska Institutet i Weimar år 1810., map, 1810; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth192483/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.