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Hyetographic; rain map. Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, 1854

Hyetographic; rain map. / Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871 / 1854
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Full Title: Hyetographic or rain map of the World, with a special map of the temperature and rain fall of India by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. June 1854. (1856)

Author: Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871

Date: 1854

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Author: Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871

Date: 1854

Short Title: Hyetographic; rain map.

Publisher: Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 51

Object Width cm: 60

Scale 1: 71,500,000

Note: Col. lithographed map. Inset: Rain map of India. Scale [ca. 1:32,000,000] . Inset charts: Amount of rain in the zones, decrease from the Equator to the poles -- Decrease of the amount of rain from the coasts to the interior of continents -- Increase of the amount of rain on the slopes of mountains. "Meteorology no. 3."

World Area: World

Country: India

Subject: Climate

Full Title: Hyetographic or rain map of the World, with a special map of the temperature and rain fall of India by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. June 1854. (1856)

List No: 0372.021

Page No: Pl. 20

Series No: 26

Engraver or Printer: W. & A.K. Johnston Limited

Published In: The physical atlas of natural phenomena by Alexander Keith Johnston, F.R.S.E., F.R.G.S., F.G.S. ... A new and enlarged edition. William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, MDCCCLVI. [The Author reserves the right of translation]

Publication Author: Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871

Publication Date: 1856

Publication Reference: Phillips, 229.

Publication Note: 2nd ed., enlarged. 1st ed. was 1848. Most of the maps are lithographed in color, but some are still engraved. The 1848 ed. was entirely engraved. Maps have both hand and printed color. Covers are half red leather dark teal cloth covered boards with "Atlas." embossed on the spine in gold .

Publication List No: 0372.000

Publication Type: Physical Atlas

Publication Maps: 38

Publication Height cm: 59

Publication Width cm: 40

Image No: 0372021

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