The World on Mercator's Projection, Western Part

Description:

Hand-drawn color map of the western part of the world as known in 1812. Shows major rivers, explorers' routes, place names and locations of some population groups. Relief is marked by hachures.

Creator(s):
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1812  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
General Collection
Usage:
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Creator (Draftsman):
Hebert, L.

Drawn under the direction of Mr. Pinkerton by L. Hebert.

Creator (Cartographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1812
Coverage:
Place
North America
Place
South America
Place
Greenland
Place
Iceland
Place
Europe
Date
1812  
Description:

Hand-drawn color map of the western part of the world as known in 1812. Shows major rivers, explorers' routes, place names and locations of some population groups. Relief is marked by hachures.

Note:

Prime meridian: Greenwich.
Wheat, C. I. Mapping the Transmississippi West, v. 2, no. 310

Physical Description:

1 map : hand col. ; 68 x 50 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): exploration routes | geography
Source: Pinkerton's Modern Atlas, 1812
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
General Collection
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 21804709 |
  • CALL-NO: G3290 1812 .P56 1812
  • UNTCAT: b1548682 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc29445
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image