Chart Exhibiting the Ocean Currents The Wind Zones and the Principal Routes of Communication


Interesting world map from a late 19th century geography textbook.

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This attractive steel-engraved world map was originally issued in a late 19th century geography textbook, according to the exercises printed on the verso. It shows the directions of the primary trade winds, variable winds, monsoons, and ocean currents, with the latter identified as cold or warm depending on the style of line. Sailing and steamship routes are also noted, reflecting the rapid transition of transportation technology during the period.

Map Details

Publication Date: c. 1880

Author: Anonymous

Sheet Width (in): 11.75

Sheet Height (in): 9.5

Condition: B

Condition Description: Several small tears along the edges of the sheet and the bottom right corner has been re-attached with old cellophane tape on the verso. An additional tear on the right side that just enters the neatline has been repaired with archival material. Color is slightly faint.


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