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Western Hemisphere

Description: This map is circular, showing the Western Hemisphere including North and Central America, South America, and the surrounding oceans. Each continent is shaded in different colors. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). At the top of the map, there are two tables giving the comparative lengths of rivers in North and South America as well as a visual representation of sea levels. At the bottom of the map, there are two small, circular maps showing the northern and southern hemisphere and a table giving the comparative heights of the principal mountains in the Western Hemisphere. On the back of the map there is a circular, graphic representation with various, color-coded clocks. The title of the chart is "A Time Table" with additional information: "indicating the difference in time between the principal cities of the world, and also showing their air-line distance from Washington."
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library