Western and Eastern Hemispheres1887

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Western and Eastern Hemispheres1887 World map, in colored lithograph and on double plate. Shows political boundaries. Relief illustrated with hachures. Includes 12 profile views. Sections” – of mountain ranges (1-10) and ocean depths (11-12)

Dimension: 4533×3609 px at 72 ppi
File size: 10.5 MB


Along the route of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Montreal to Vancouver, 2905 English miles


Section from north to south across the continent of Asia


Along the route of the Canadian Pacific Railway, New York to San Francisco, 3271 English miles


from east to west across the continent of Europe and Asia.

through Peru and Brazil.

6.Section across the African continent.
7.Section from north to south across New Guinea, Australia & Tasmania.
8.Section along the S. American Atlantic & Pacific Railway.
9,Section of the bed of the Atlantic Ocean, on which the Direct Telegraph Cable is laid.
10.Section across Europe from London to Genoa.
11.Section of the surface of the Earth along the equator. Showing height of the land and depth of the sea
12.Section of the surface of the Earth along the meridian lines

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