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Bacon's new chart of the world, Mercator's projection / by G.W. Bacon, F.R.G.S
Bib ID 6894818
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline [cartographic image, text, sheet]
Author
Bacon, George W. (George Washington), 1830-1922, cartographer
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale varies (W 180°00ʹ--E 180°00ʹ/N 84°00ʹ--S 76°00ʹ). 
Description Manchester : G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd., [1908] 
1 map : colour, dissected and mounted on linen ; 90 x 116 cm, on sheet 96 x 121 cm, folded in cover 25 x 21 x 1.2 cm 
Partial contents
  • Insets: North polar regions
  • South polar regions The world - elliptical projection
  • The British Isles (with index)
  • Universal time chart
  • San Francisco
  • Auckland
  • Adelaide
  • Hong Kong
  • Hamburg
  • Wellington
 
Notes

Map of the world. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by bathymetric soundings.

Shows railways, steamship routes with distances in nautical miles, soundings, ocean currents, international boundaries, state & province boundaries in North America, and British posessions coloured red.

Textual notes: Total estimated population of the principal countries (1895, 1905); Principal British steamship lines to foreign and colonial ports, with distances and average time of passage in miles, days and hours; The British Empire; Index-gazetteer to the principal towns; The countries of the world with government, area and population; Chief geographical discoveries and events; The earth.

46 flags across top of map.

Dissected into 24 parts.

"48 O'N 28"--Bottom margin.

Includes legend and index-gazetteer to the principal towns.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-286818091

Subjects World -- Maps.  |  Administrative and political divisions -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1908 
Form/genre World maps.

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