EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

World Map Showing Isodynamic Lines, 1849 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Darstellung der isodynamischen Linien : nach den Beobachtungen der magnetischen Intensitat, die in den Jahren 1790 bis 1830 gemacht worden sind, Namen der Beobachter: De Rossel, A. v. Humboldt, Sabine, Hansteen, Duperrey, Keilhau u. Boeck, Keilhau, Litke, King, Due, Erman, Kupffer. Die vorlieg. Darstellung ist von Duperry, Kapitain der franzos. Marine, entworfen. It was published by [Stablstich (diretion v. Kleinecht) aus der Schweinfurter Geographischen Graviranstalt de Bibliographischen Instituts] in [1849]. Scale [ca. 1:190,000,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to a non-standard 'Mercator' projection with the central meridian at 180 degrees west. All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as geomagnetic isodynamic lines, selected cities and other human settlements, shoreline features, and more. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection and the Harvard University Library as part of the Open Collections Program at Harvard University project: Organizing Our World: Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age. Maps selected for the project correspond to various expeditions and represent a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1849
Held by
Harvard
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