The Principal Ocean Trade Routes of the World

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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 ...

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

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1885.

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  • Harper & Brothers
    Publisher Info: "Copyright, 1875, by Harper & Brothers. -- Revised to November, 1885."
    Place of Publication: [New York]

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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.

Physical Description

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

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From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Call Number: 126/15 00357
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_996938
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50321

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

This map collection from the University of Texas at Arlington features more than 5,000 maps that document the greater Southwest. The collection includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers.

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  • 1885

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

The Principal Ocean Trade Routes of the World, map, 1885; [New York]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50321/: accessed December 7, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.