North Polar Regions isotherm lines shown early explorers 1900 large detailed mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
North Polar Regions.
(Zovaya Zemlya / Spitsbergen / Bear Island / Greenland/ Early explorers/ scientific climatic zones).
Issued c.1900, London.
Very detailed early 20th century color lithographed map. With many early explorers names, dates and spots reached shown. Also overprinted in red to show various isothermal lines and boundaries for different times of the year in different locations.Further detailed insets in the four corners with hundreds of place names. Vast unexplored region so named.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 17 1/4"H x 22"W.
Printed area measures c. 14 1/2"H x 18 1/2"W.