The world, on Mercator's projection : showing the different routes to California, and distance by each; routes of different navigators, route of the contemplated Pacific R. Road, distances to China, Europe, &c


The world, on Mercator's projection

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Title:
The world, on Mercator's projection : showing the different routes to California, and distance by each; routes of different navigators, route of the contemplated Pacific R. Road, distances to China, Europe, &c
Cartographer:
Burr, David H., 1803-1875
Publisher:
Haven, John
Name on Item:
by David H. Burr
Date:
1850
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
World maps
Ocean travel--Maps
Places:
World
Publisher:
Boston : J. Haven
Notes:
Relief shown by abbreviated form lines.
Prime meridian: Washington and Greenwich.
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1850, by John Haven in the clerks office of the District Court of the state of Massachusetts."
Includes historical notes, illustrations of ships, tables of distances, "Nicaragua route" distances, and text on "Pacific Railroad."
Insets: Map of the Nicaragua route -- Map of the proposed rail road from St. Louis to the bay of St. Francisco.
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 42 x 53 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:74,000,000] at the equator
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_016044
Call #:
G3201.S12 1850 .B87
Barcode:
39999065653089
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