The Royal Geographical pastime exhibiting a complete tour round the world in which are delineated the north east and north west passages into the South Sea and other modern discoveries

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Type of resource cartographic
Form computer; online resource
Extent 1 map : engraving, hand colored ; 52 x 47 cm
Place England
Place London
Publisher published according to the Statute of the 7th. of George IIId. by Thos. Jefferys at the Corner of St. Martins Lane
Publication date 1770; 1st. January 1770
Issuance monographic
Language English
Map data Scale [ca. 1:65,000,000]. At equator ; ; Stereographic projection W 180°00'00"--E 180°00'00"/N 90°00'00"--S 60°00'00").In decimal degrees: (W 180.00--E 180.00/N 090.00--S 060.00


Cartographer Jefferys, Thomas, -1771


Subject Tours > Maps > Early works to 1800
Subject Voyages and travels > Maps > Early works to 1800
Subject Ocean travel > Maps > Early works to 1800
Subject World maps > Discovery and exploration > Early works to 1800
Genre Map
Genre Cartographic image-cri
Genre World maps.
Genre Nautical charts.

Bibliographic information

Statement of responsibility by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to the King.
Note Relief shown pictorially.
Note Map is drawn upon a Stereographic projection, of which London is the center.
Note Latitudinal and longitudinal lines.
Note Prime meridian: London.
Note Coordinates approximate and based on Greenwich meridian.
Note Includes key indicating tours around the world.
Note Shows topography, drainage, routes.
Note Decorative floral border.
Note Descriptive text at the sides of map: Explanations -- Directions.
Note Dedication: To His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, &c,&c, and Knight of the Nost Noble Order of the Garter. This Plate is By Permission most humbly Dedicated By His Royal Highness most Obedient & devoted humble Servant Thomas Jefferys.
Note "Entered in the Hall Book of the Stationers Company, and whoever presumes to Copy it will by prosected by The Proprietor, who will reward any Person that shall give Information of it."
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