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This map shows how the cholera epidemic spread across the world from 1817-1831. The only cities labeled on the map are places at which cholera was recorded during the epidemic, clearly showing the impressive geographical range the epidemic reached.…
This map, published in Wallace's book describing his travels in the Malay Archipelago, shows the routes he took around the region while he was visiting the islands and collecting specimens there between 1854 and 1862. His occupation during these…
Wallace's line.jpg
This map was published in 1863 in a paper by Wallace on the physical geography of the Malay Archipelago. It is the first map marking Wallace's line, here labelled as dividing the "Indo-Malay Region" from the "Austro-Malay Region". This line proposed…
Qing Empire's complete map of all under heaven.jpg
The Qing Empire under Emperor Qianlong (r. 1735-1795) was an age of expansion. After conquering the New Domination at the west, the Emperor sent missionaries there to do surveys. In 1761, basing on new surveys and the previous national map made under…
Zhong E jiao jie quan tu.jpg
This map, named The Map of the Borderlines of China and Russia, is a selected translation from one 1884 Russian map. Hong Jun (1839-1893), who had been the Qing Empire’s emissary, bought the original map in Russia and translated place names into…
This map is an engraved map of the Chinese Qing Dynasty’s New Domination Province. Published around the 1860s, this map still follows the techniques of traditional Chinese Cartography. The grids on the maps help cartographer represent the landscapes…
Layer 04 identifies the locations of the Neal Company's three storage facilities around Cleveland. It also identifies and locates names of cities outside of Greater Cleveland where they service.
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Text is an immediately striking part of the map. It forms the border of the map, and crowds in the globe, particularly filling the northern hemisphere. The text performs a variety of roles, from describing what the map shows and its maker (in the…
2016-10-18 11.06.25.jpg
The map has a lot of places and features labeled and named with text. I traced all of the ones that were all capital letters. Something interesting to note is the number of places that have two names, separated by “or.”
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