Johnson's map of the world on Mercator's projection.

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Map shows explorers sailing routes with the dates of voyages through 1842; seven continents, political boundaries, major cities, and physical features; Australian colonies of West, North, and South Australia, and New South Wales; [modern-day Alaska as] "Russian Territory." Relief shown by hachures. No scale noted.

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1 map : col. ; 40 x 61 cm.

Creation Information

Johnson and Ward 1846.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 103 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

Map shows explorers sailing routes with the dates of voyages through 1842; seven continents, political boundaries, major cities, and physical features; Australian colonies of West, North, and South Australia, and New South Wales; [modern-day Alaska as] "Russian Territory." Relief shown by hachures. No scale noted.

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1 map : col. ; 40 x 61 cm.

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In upper margin: 13, 14. On verso: Geographical index, or ready reference, 26, 27.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • 1846

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Johnson and Ward. Johnson's map of the world on Mercator's projection., map, 1846; [New York]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251692/: accessed July 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.