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Johnson's World : on Mercator's projection.

Description: Map shows seven continents, Oceanica, and Australasia with major cities and political divisions; "Alaska" [not Russian America], "Hindostan" [India], Russia and Russian Empire, Chinese Empire. Includes explorer's routes with dates. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1865
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century cities and geography of Africa, Asia, North America, south America, Europe, and Oceania. Exploration routes of Captain James Cook and Captain Charles Wilkes are noted. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca.1:67,000,000].
Date: [1862..1863]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

World at one view.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century geography, political boundaries, and cities in six continents. Includes tables [populations, cities, religions, building heights, rivers] and illustrations. Insets [Illustrations]: "Panoramic view of the route to China, by the Oregon railroad and the Pacific Ocean. This road once built, would become the great highway of nations," "Mongul," "Mountains of the Eastern Hemisphere," "Malay," "Female costumes of the different parts of the World," "African," [Mountains of the] "Western Hemisphere," "Caucasian," and "Waterspout." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:80,000,000].
Date: 1847
Creator: Phelps, Humphrey, 19th cent.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

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.
Date: 1846
Creator: Johnson and Ward
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World on an equatorial projection: map of the eastern & western hermispheres.

Description: Map shows geography, cities, and place names of continents viewed in the western hemisphere, eastern hemisphere, northern hemisphere, and southern hemisphere. Includes information on "Recent Antarctic Discoveries." Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and pictorially. No scale noted.
Date: 1852
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The world: prepared expressly for the National Geographic Magazine, showing the political divisions, including those established after the World War

Description: Atlas map of the world showing international and states boundaries after World War I. The map includes insets of the north polar region (upper-left), south polar region (upper-right), density of population and prevailing winds (lower-right), and natural vegetation and ocean currents (lower-left). Scale [ca. 1:39,600,000] (625 miles to the inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Grosvenor, Gilbert
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of the World Showing Trade Routes & Shortest Sailing Distances Between Canadian & Foreign Ports

Description: Atlas map of the world, presenting countries in a variety of colors, indicating the distance in nautical miles between Canadian ports and various maritime destinations. A box in the lower-right corner sets the synthesis of these distances in a table. Scale graduated to various degrees of latitude.
Date: 1930
Creator: Canada. Department of the Interior.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio.

Description: Map shows North America and South America as understood during the late sixteenth century. Political boundaries are indicated by coloration in different regions of each continent. Relief shown pictorially. No scale indicated.
Date: 1570
Creator: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Commercial Map of the World

Description: This sheet includes multiple maps; on the front is a commercial map of the world. The commercial map is color-coded to show different aspects of commerce (the key is in the lower right corner) and also uses red and black lines to mark trade and communication routes as well as ocean currents (the key is in the lower left corner). Additionally, red text marks the locations of products and industries across the world. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). On the back of the commercial map, there are multiple other maps on two pages. The page on the left has a central political map of the world labeled "The World To-Day" and is surrounded by maps showing portions of the world from different time periods. On the right half, there are four maps: a small inset of "Ancient Rome" in the upper left corner, "Italy at the time of Augustus" in the upper right corner, "Greece at the time of Pericles" in the middle of the page and to the left, and "Palestine, Lower Egypt and part of Arabia, A.D. 70" at the bottom. All of the maps use colored shading to mark different regions or features.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinman, Russell, 1853-1912
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World on a Globular Projection

Description: This sheet includes a map of the northern and southern hemispheres shown as connected circles. The continents are shaded in colors and labeled including some countries, cities, and bodies of water. At the bottom of the page is "A Chart, exhibiting the progress of Christianity from the birth of our Saviour to the present time" broken down by continents.
Date: October 13, 1830
Creator: D.F. Robinson & Co. (Hartford, Conn.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Planisphere physique, où l'on voit du Pole Septentrional ce que l'on connoit de terres et de mers : avec les grandes chaines de montagnes qui traversent le globe

Description: This map shows the world as a physical planisphere projection, as viewed from the North Pole. Some geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridian: Isle de Fer.
Date: 1752
Creator: Bauche, Philippe, 1700-1773 & Schenk Jansz, Leonard, 1732-1800
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World, with the Tracts & Discoveries of the Latest Navigators.

Description: This map shows the entire world, broken down into two hemispheres (with are connected circles). The western hemisphere is shown to the left and the eastern hemisphere is to the right. Continents, some countries and major cities, and bodies of water are marked and labeled. Additionally, the routes of Captain Cook and other explorers of the late 1700s are noted and labeled.
Date: 1820
Creator: Kelly, Thomas
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Principal Ocean Trade Routes of the World

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.
Date: 1885
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A New and Accurate Map of the World, Comprehending all the New Discoveries, in Both Hemispheres, carefully brought down to the Present Time.

Description: This map shows the entire world in two round depictions of the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, respectively. Each of the major regions is outlined, shaded, and labeled. Major rivers and islands are marked. There are several small drawings around the outside of the map showing "Geographical Circles," the "Solar System," and the "Terrestrial Globe."
Date: unknown
Creator: Baldwyn, George Augustus
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[News Script: Byrd]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a visit to Dallas by Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, a well-known explorer preparing for a trip to Antarctica.
Date: November 25, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Mappemonde suivant la projection de Mercator

Description: This map uses Mercator projection and shows the entire world. Major regions (North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia) are shaded in different colors. Some cities are noted and countries labeled (but not delineated). Bodies of water and other geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Jacobs, S. & Fremin, A. R.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[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.
Date: 1852
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Panigloben in Homalographischer Projection

Description: This map shows the world in two circular hemispheres. Continents and some countries are labeled. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an ancillary map at the bottom of the page showing the North Pole, labeled "Länder um den Nord-Pol in Stereographischer Polarprojection." To either side of the ancillary map, there are colored charts comparing the heights of world mountains; they are labeled "Höhen auf der Westlichen Halbkugel" and "Höhen auf der Östlichen Halbkugel." Scale 1:94,000,000.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lange, Henry, 1821-1893
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library