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Atlantic Ocean Map 1939

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$29.95
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An ambitious work for its time, this beautiful map of the Atlantic Ocean was published in July 1939 when ocean bathymetry was in its infancy. Loaded with a variety of geographical and historical information this map is a splendid addition to any map collection.

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An ambitious work for its time, this beautiful map of the Atlantic Ocean was published in July 1939 when ocean bathymetry was in its infancy. Loaded with a variety of geographical and historical information this map is a splendid addition to any map collection.

The 1939 Atlantic Ocean map features:
• Historical and geographical notes
• An abundance of information including typical storm tracks, approximate northern limits of drift ice, areas of floating gulfweed (sargassum), naval bases, and distances between principal ports
• Thousands of place names including country capitals, other capitals, cities, and towns
• Time zone boundaries with clocks showing the time when it is noon at Greenwich
• Geographical features such as mountain ranges, major rivers, major lakes, sandy deserts, swampy regions, wadies, glaciers, salt pans, and more
• Inset of the Isthmus of Panama
• Ocean bathymetry

Coverage Area: South America, eastern North America, Europe, western Africa

Additional Information

Geography Atlantic Ocean
Geo Type Region
Map Type Historical Maps
Usage Type Classroom Maps
Niche Ocean
Publisher NG Classic

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