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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…
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…
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, produced in 1944, shows major “tropical diseases” and where they occur in the world. A stylized image of the vector or symptoms of the disease is drawn over each afflicted region. Along the bottom of the map is a key describing which image…
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