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Humboldt's System of Isothermal Lines of the Globe.
Humboldt's System of Isothermal Lines of the Globe. By Dr H Berghuas, Professor of Geography Berlin.
Drawn in the Engravers School for Geography, Potsdam, Dec.r 1842. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston.
Edinburgh; John Johnston and W. and W. & A.K. Johnson; Glasgow; Robert Weir Lumsden & Son [n.d., c.1844].
Engraved map with some original hand colour. Sheet 540 x 670mm (21 x 26½"). Some ink offset.
A map of the world on Mercator's Projection, with isothermal lines linking areas of equal temperature. Of interest are the markings for the furthest points north and south reached by explorers, including Parry and Scoresby in the Arctic and Cook, Weddell, D'Urville and Ross in the Antarctic.
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