Expeditions and Discoveries Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age

The world, on Mercator's projection

Additional Digital Items:
https://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:2177738?buttons=y
Creator/Contributor:
Burr, David H., 1803-1875, creator
Haven, John.
Place Of Origin:
Massachusetts
Boston
Publisher:
Published by J. Haven, 86 State St.
Creation Date:
1850
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 42 x 53 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
map
Maps
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
World maps--Discovery and exploration
Ocean travel--Maps
Overland journeys to the Pacific--Maps
Notes:
Relief shown by abbreviated form lines.
"Showing the different routes to California, and distance by each, routes of different navigators, route of the contemplated Pacific R. Road, distances to China, Europe, & c."
Prime meridian: Washington and Greenwich.
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1850, by John Haven in the clerks office of the District Court of the state of Massachusetts."
Includes historical notes, ship ill., tables of distances, "Nicaragua route" distances, and text on "Pacific Railroad."
Insets: Map of the Nicaragua route -- Map of the proposed rail road from St. Louis to the bay of St. Francisco.
Also available online.
Attribution:
by David H. Burr.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990115271960203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990115271960203941/catalog