1850 Meyer Comparative Chart of World Mountains

Mountains-meyer-1850
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Vergleichende Übersicht bekannter Höhen und Orte der Erde über der Meeres-Fläche
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1850 Meyer Comparative Chart of World Mountains

Mountains-meyer-1850


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Title


Vergleichende Übersicht bekannter Höhen und Orte der Erde über der Meeres-Fläche
  c. 1850 (undated)    9 x 10.5 in (22.86 x 26.67 cm)

Description


An interesting c. 1850 German take on the comparative mountains chart by Joseph Meyer. 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 c. 1850 Groschen-Atlas.

Source


Meyer, J., Meyer's Groschen-Atlas aller Länder uns Staaten der Erde, mit Physikalischen und Himmels-Karten in 154 Blättern, 1850.    

Condition


Very good. Blank on verso.