Starling’s map of comparative river lengths (1834)

A map of the principal rivers shewing their courses, countries, and comparative lengths.

Starling's map of the principal rivers shewing their courses, countries, and comparative lengths (1834)
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Date: 1834
Author: Thomas Starling
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Source: Rumsey Map Collection
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This map isn't part of any series, but we have other educational maps that you might want to check out.

This map is amazing. If you're a map (or even a "data visualization") guy/gal, just take my word and look at it. My words won't do it justice, I assure you.

A strange polar-aspect comparison map of river lengths, produced by Chapman and Hall for what might be the best title for any organization I have ever heard of: "The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge".

(Who could be against that?)



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