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Map showing colored areas of climate conditions on a particular day. The colored areas correspond to precipitation conditions, , i.e. snow, clear, rain, clouds, fog. Different lines depict areas of equal pressure (dashed) and areas of equal thermal…
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Building off his previous previous work, Woodbridge again depicts isothermal conditions. Here, he updates the way the planting information is displayed (in boxes, with horizontal text). Overall, Woodbridge notes that the figures on the chart indicate…
The principal phases of a storm at once. Provided here are the names and city/state locations of all of the “meteorological correspondents” who provided the data exhibited in Espy's charts. Shown here is the position and extent of a storm at a…
This is the first U.S. weather map. In his accompanying report, Espy states that the committee received back 50 responses from the 250 circulars it sent out to different parts of the United States and Canada regarding this notable storm. The map…
First world isothermal chart. Woodbridge notes that the figures on the chart indicate mean annual temperature of the places depicted. The dotted lines crossing the chart point out the places which have equal degrees of heat. Theres form the…
First meteorological map, charting the directions of trade winds and monsoons. Information was collected from navigators familiar with ocean transits, and also from his own tropical experience on St. Helena (1677–1678). On the map, rows of brief…
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A 'physical educational map' (физическая учебная карта) of the Crimean peninsula, featuring three smaller maps (a climate map, a soil map and a vegetation map). The legend includes cities, boundaries, roads and railroads, natural resources and…
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