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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…
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…
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…
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