1850 Meyer Comparative Chart of the World's Mountains

VergleichendeMountains-meyer-1850
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Vergleichende Ubersicht bekannter Hohen und Orte der Erde uber der Meeres-Flache.
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1850 Meyer Comparative Chart of the World's Mountains

VergleichendeMountains-meyer-1850


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Title


Vergleichende Ubersicht bekannter Hohen und Orte der Erde uber der Meeres-Flache.
  1850 (undated)    9 x 10.5 in (22.86 x 26.67 cm)

Description


This is an interesting c.1850 comparative chart of the world's mountains by Joseph Meyer. It identifies some 400 mountains drawn in proximity to one another and subdivided by continent. Dhaulagiri, in the Nepali Himalayas is identified as the world's greatest peak. The names and elevations of the various other peaks shown are identified textually at the base of the chart proper. Published in Meyer's Zeitung Atlas.

Cartographer


Joseph Meyer

Source


Meyer, J., Meyer's Zeitung Atlas, 1852.    

Condition


Very good. Original platemark visible. Minor spotting at places. Blank on verso.