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Title
The world, on Mercator's projection / by David H. Burr.
Scale
[ca. 1:74,000,000] ;
Name/Creator
Burr, David H., 1803-1875, creator
Haven, John.
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Harvard Geospatial Library georeferenced image]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.gisdata:011527196 
Digital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Map Coll (Pusey)
Place of Origin
Boston
Publisher
Published by J. Haven, 86 State St.
Language
English
Description
1 map : hand col. ; 42 x 53 cm.
Form/Genre
cartographic

map
Subject
World maps -- Discovery and exploration ;  Ocean travel -- Maps ;  Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Maps

Category
World maps

Note
Relief shown by abbreviated form lines.

"Showing the different routes to California, and distance by each, routes of different navigators, route of the contemplated Pacific R. Road, distances to China, Europe, & c."

Prime meridian: Washington and Greenwich.

"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1850, by John Haven in the clerks office of the District Court of the state of Massachusetts."

Includes historical notes, ship ill., tables of distances, "Nicaragua route" distances, and text on "Pacific Railroad."

Insets: Map of the Nicaragua route -- Map of the proposed rail road from St. Louis to the bay of St. Francisco.

Also available online.