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North America, 1868

North America

Title: North America
Projection: Unknown,
Source Bounding Coordinates:
W: -170 E: -20 N: 60 S: 0

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Description: A map from 1868 of North America, Central America, and the Caribbean showing the physical features of the region, vegetation types, ocean currents, temperatures, principal products and mineral deposits. Mountain chains are represented by lines of varying thickness, with the broader the line, the greater the elevation. The highest points of mountain chains are marked by circles, with volcanoes distinguished by a dot in the center of the circle. Elevations are given in feet above sea level. The mean temperature isotherms for January (solid line) and July (dashed line) are given with temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit. The direction of ocean currents is shown by arrows, and the figures attached indicate the velocity of the currents in nautical miles for each twenty–four hour period. Three cross– section charts at the bottom of the map show vertical profiles from the Pacific to the Atlantic along latitudes 44° North, 40° North, and 19° 30’ North.
Place Names: A Complete Map of North America, Bahamas, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, United State
ISO Topic Categories: oceans, location, inlandWaters, elevation
Keywords: North America, borders, physical, topographical, topographical, country borders, oceans, location, inlandWaters, elevation, Unknown, 1868
Source: George W. Fitch , Outlines of Physical Geography (New York, NY: Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman & Company, 1868) 86-87
Map Credit: Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman
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