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Geographical and physical map of the world on Mercators projection shewing the British possessions [cartographic material] : with the date of their accession , population &c., all the existing steam navigation, the overland route to India with the proposed extension to Australia, also the route to Australia via Panama / by Smith Evans 1852
Bib ID 3118467
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Evans, Smith
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [ca. 1;90,000,000] ; Mercator proj. 
Description London : Letts Son & Steer, 1852 
1 map, 28 p. : col., mounted on linen ; 43 x 61 on sheet 48 x 67 cm, folded to 16 x 11 cm and bound. 
Notes

Map of the World with facts and figures of interest to the British emigrant such as population, imports and exports, shipping routes and exploration routes. Relief shown by hachures.

Title on cloth cover : Emigration map of the world and guide to the colonies with copius practical instructions.

Title cartouche shows comparative height of mountains and comparative length of rivers of world.

Engraved by B.R. Davies.

Prime meridian: Greenwich.

Includes ill. depicting the sun as seen at midnight in summer in the polar regions.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231162332

Originally mounted on linen in case with cover title: The emigration map of the world and guide to colonies with copious practical instructions.

Subjects World maps.
Time Coverage 1852 
Other authors/contributors Davies, Benjamin Rees  |  Letts & Co
Also Titled

Emigration map of the World

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