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Geographical distribution of the currents of air or of the perennial periodical and variable winds [cartographic material] : shewing also the various regions of prevalent hurricanes / by Dr. Heinrich Berghaus, Professor of Geography Berlin ; engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston ; drawn in the Engravers School for Geography, Potsdam, Decr. 1842
Bib ID 4218198
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Berghaus, Heinrich Karl Wilhelm, 1797-1884
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [ca. 1:70,000,000]. 
Description Edinburgh : John Johnstone and W. & A.K. Johnston ; Glasgow : Robert Weir - Lumsden & Son, 1842 
1 map ; 39.7 x 56.9 cm. 
Partial contents
  • Insets: Map of the regions of the West Indian hurricanes by Mr. Redfield of New York
  • Barometrical compass shewing the effect of the turning of wind upon the barometer
  • Limits of the trade winds in the seasons
  • Thermometrical compass shewing the effect of the turning of wind upon the thermometer
  • Chart of the Culloden's hurricane in March 1809 and the Boyne's gale in 1835 : by Lieut. Colonel W. Reid R.E.
  • Diagram W.I. hurricanes.
 
Notes

Map of the world showing prevailing wind directions, regions of monsoons and paths of hurricanes.

In upper right margin: National atlas 43.

Possibly Plate 43 from: The national atlas of historicial, commercial and political geography ... / A.K. Johnston. Edinburgh : W. Blackwood & Sons, 1850.

Prime meridian: Greenwich.

Text in upper right corner: Note.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232421549

Cited In

Phillips, 799.

Subjects Winds -- Maps.  |  Trade winds -- Maps.  |  World -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1842 
Other authors/contributors Weir, Robert  |  Johnstone, John, publisher  |  W. & A. K. Johnston Limited  |  James Lumsden & Son
Also Titled

Currents of air or of the perennial periodical and variable winds

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