World Vegetation and Ocean Currents.
J.G.Bartholomew was credited with having pioneered the use of hypsometric tints or layer colouring in maps. This map is coloured showing the vegetation and Ocean Currents and Monsoon Drifts, of different parts of the world with an explanation of the colouring i.e.Forrest, Woodland, Steppe, desert Tundra.
There are 2 inset maps showing vertical distribution of vegetation in Europe, The Americas, Asia, Africa and Australia and New Zealand.
The map is from a special edition of “The Times Survey Atlas and Gazetteer of the World ” dedicated to King George V. by His Majesty’s Cartographer, J.G.Bartholomew, dated 1922.
Decorative, coloured map explaining in colours of the vegetation of different parts of the world.
Also showing in detail the currents of the oceans, and the monsoons.
John Bartholomew, The Times Survey Atlas, dated 1922.
Size 58 x 48 cms. Condition Good
Price £40.00/$52.00 (Plus Post and Packaging)
Note: This item is less than 100 years old!
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