1855 Antique World Maps Illustrating Principal Features Of Meteorology Rain And Principal Plants
Karon Melillo DeVega
Photograph - Photograph
Map of the World - Illustrating the principal features of Meteorology.
In the smaller map the shading is darker in proportion as the quantity of Rain which falls annually is greater.
Map of the world showing the distribution and limits of Cultivation of the principal plants useful to mankind.
Artist: Colton, J.H.
Published: New York, J.H. Colton
Technic: Steel engraving, hand colored
Description: Steel engraving, handcolored when published.
This fantastic antique world map is three maps on one sheet.
The top map show The Principal Features of Meteorology, regions of variable winds, trade winds, Isotherms (or lines of equal mean temperature) and the figures attached to each mark the degree of mean annual heat
which it represents and which is the same in all places through which it passes.
The regions within which revolving (or whirlwind) storms have been ascertained to prevail.
Rainless districts of the Old World.
World distribution and limits of cultivation of the principal plants useful to mankind.
including saxifrages, lichens, mosses, trees, barley, rye and oats, wheat, palm trees, bread fruit, coconut palms, banana, rice, etc.
A fascinating and educational map for the map collector.
June 16th, 2013
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