Western Hemisphere

Description

This map is circular and shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding oceans and island chains. Various regions and countries are outlined in color. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). At the bottom of the page, there are statistics regarding animals on the globe and vegetables (on the left of the page), and a table of the highest mountains (on the right of the page).

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 32 cm. in diam., on sheet 41 x 35 cm.

Creation Information

J. & C. Walker Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

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 392 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

This map is circular and shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding oceans and island chains. Various regions and countries are outlined in color. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).

At the bottom of the page, there are statistics regarding animals on the globe and vegetables (on the left of the page), and a table of the highest mountains (on the right of the page).

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 32 cm. in diam., on sheet 41 x 35 cm.

Notes

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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Identifier

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  • Call Number: 127/20 00715
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_972775
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50410

Collections

This map is part of the following collection of related materials.

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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Dates

  • This map's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Covered Time Period

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

J. & C. Walker. Western Hemisphere, map, Date Unknown; [London, England]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50410/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.