Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands. G. W. Colton 1856

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Date

1856, New York

Maker

G. W. Colton

Short Title

Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands.

Full Title

Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands. (with) four maps: Lakes in the Western Hemisphere, ... Eastern Hemisphere, Islands in the Western Hemisphere, ... Eastern Hemisphere. Published by J.H. Colton & Co. No. 172 William St. New York. Entered ... 1855, by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York. No. IV.

Source

Colton's Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography. By George W. Colton. Accompanied by Descriptions Geographic, Statistical and Historical by Richard Swainson Fisher, M.D. Volume II - Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceanica, etc.

Size

41 x 35 cm. approximately (16.14 x 13.78 in.)

Description

A selection of the largest islands and lakes drawn on the same scale and differentiated by hemisphere. Includes the Black Sea with salinity about half that of oceans and includes the Caspian Sea with about one-third the salinity of oceans. Also includes some very salty lakes such as the Great Salt Lake and Mono Lake. Viguett Title Page

References

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers Revised Edition Vol. (A - E) pp. 288-289; P-816 Vol. 1 pp. 483

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$125.00
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