Volcanoes of the Atlantic islands 1860 Meyer detailed scientific map
Volcanoes of the Atlantic islands 1860 Meyer detailed scientific map Volcanoes of the Atlantic islands 1860 Meyer detailed scientific map Volcanoes of the Atlantic islands 1860 Meyer detailed scientific map
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Die Vulkan Gurtel des Atlantischen Oceans.

(Atlantic, Volcanoes, Vesuvius, Santorini, Etna, Antilles, Naples, Canary, Azores, Cape Verde).

Issued 1852, Hildburghausen Germany, by Meyer.

A detailed, scarce and interesting mid-19th century German map with original outline hand color. Depicts the volcanoes of the Atlantic world, as well as islands. Includes many famous volcanoes, such as Vesuvius and Santorini, with small depictions of the eruptions scattered throughout. 

Sheet Measures c. 9 7/8" H x  11 3/4" W.

Engraved Area Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 11" W.

Cartographic Reference(s):

Espenhorst, Bibliographie der Handatlanten , 3.1.2.1 (p.176).

Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 245.

[R20383].