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A map of Scotland : drawn chiefly from the topographical surveys of Mr. John Ainslie and from those of the late General Roy &c. &c. shewing the great and cross roads, and the distances between the towns
Bib ID 7789299
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline [cartographic image, sheet]
Author
Wyld, James, 1812-1887
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale approximately 1:440,000. British statute miles about 69 1/2 to a degree (W 7°45ʹ--W 1°35ʹ/N 58°50ʹ--N 54°35ʹ). 
Description London : James Wyld, [1850?] 
1 map : colour, dissected, and mounted on linen ; 108.5 x 94.5 cm, folded to 19.2 x 12.5 cm, in slip case 20.2 x 13.5 x 3.0 cm 
Partial contents
  • Insets: The Shetland Islands. Scale approximately 1:482,000
  • The Orkney Islands. Scale approximately 1:268,000.
 
Notes

Map of Scotland showing royal burghs in capitals, boundaries, post towns &offices, great and cross roads, canals, ancient names, upgright figures showing the total distances, sloping figures the distances between the different towns, villages, etc., railroads completed and in progress. Relief shown by hachures, and spot heights.

Includes text, explanations, list of "Length of Caledonian Canal or inland navigation, from the eastern to the western sea.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-773055325

Subjects Scotland -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1850 
Form/genre Topographic maps.
Other authors/contributors Ainslie, John (Surveyor), cartographer  |  Roy, William, 1726-1790, cartographer
Also Titled

Scotland

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