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Decorative map is a circular hemisphere completely surrounded by steel-engraved vignettes featuring whales, natives, polar bears, penguins and other indigenous animals all tied together with a fancy vine-style border interspersed with cactus, agaves and melons. The map extends to include New Zealand and the Solomon Islands in the Pacific, and the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic. Alaska is Russian America, Oregon Territory takes in the whole Northwest, New California occupies the entire Southwest, and Texas is shown with a huge panhandle. The coast of Antarctica is somewhat defined.
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f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Credit Library and Archives Canada
"3" appears in upper right margin.
From: The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, Political, Commercial & Statistical, Edited By R. Montgomery Martin, Esq. ... The Maps Drawn & Engraved By J. Rapkin. H. Warren. J. Rogers. J. & F. Tallis, London & New York.
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1. North America - Maps.
2. South America - Maps.
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