A View of the Comparative Lengths of the Principal Rivers, and Heights of the Principal Mountains of the World - 1836 
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Comparative Maps
Antique uncolored comparative map of the mountains and rivers of the world, published by Orr & Smith, drawn by Dower, 1836. At this time Mount Everest's height had not yet been calculated and the source of the Nile had not yet been identified. Lake Victoria was found by Europeans in 1858. The tallest mountain on this map is Dwahalagiri at 26,262 feet (Everest is 29,029 ft.). The pyramids are included in the lower left side to give a sense of scale. Good t very good condition with some slight staining. With center fold as issued. Approx. 8.25 x 10.25 inches to the neat line.
Antique Uncolored Comparative Map
COM042
Antique
Maker: Orr & Smith
$175.00



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