[Maps of the World Based on U.S. Expeditions]

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This sheet includes three separate maps. At the top and bottom of the page, there are circular, connected hemisphere maps showing the east and west hemispheres, and north and south hemispheres respectively. A note at the head of the page says, "The track laid down on Map no. 1, is that of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, in the voyage round the world performed in the years 1838, 39, 40, 41 and 42. The arrows indicate the directions sailed." Continents are labeled and shaded in color. Geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and pictorially). In the ... continued below

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 30 x 25 cm.

Creation Information

Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868 1852.

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  • S. Augustus Mitchell
    Publisher Info: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
    Place of Publication: [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

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  • Added Title: No. 1. The World on an Equatorial Projection: Map of the Eastern & Western Hemispheres.
  • Added Title: No. 2. The World on Polar Projection: Map of the Northern & Southern Hemispheres.
  • Added Title: No. 3. Map of the most recent Antarctic Discoveries.
  • Main Title: [Maps of the World Based on U.S. Expeditions]

Description

This sheet includes three separate maps. At the top and bottom of the page, there are circular, connected hemisphere maps showing the east and west hemispheres, and north and south hemispheres respectively. A note at the head of the page says, "The track laid down on Map no. 1, is that of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, in the voyage round the world performed in the years 1838, 39, 40, 41 and 42. The arrows indicate the directions sailed." Continents are labeled and shaded in color. Geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and pictorially).

In the center of the page, there is a map showing recent discoveries in Antarctica with text regarding the expeditions.

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 30 x 25 cm.

Notes

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania."

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Call Number: 127/15 00623
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_1017234
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50383

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1852

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  • June 28, 2017, 11:46 a.m.

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Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868. [Maps of the World Based on U.S. Expeditions], map, 1852; [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50383/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.