Maps, Polar Maps, Southern Hemisphere, South Pole, Petermann
Sued Polar Karte von A. Petermann
Steel engraving by H. Alt and Stichart after Ernst Debes, Gotha, dated 1875. From "Hand-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude" by Adolf Stieler.
This South Pole map has many interesting aspects of discovery and special details of the bordering islands.
In the upper left of this map is a detailed inset of the South Shetland and Orkney Islands and below these are Decption Island, Juan Fernandes Island, Aukland Island, Warekauri Island and a polar region map.
On the right is an inset of Tristan da Cunha Island, the Kerauelen Islands, Crozet Islands, Prince Edward Island, New Amsterdam and St. Paul Islands, Victoria Land and a hemisphere map of the Southern Hemisphere.
On the map are the discovery dates of many parts of the Southern Pole. The white area in the middle is unexplored land at that time. The green lines show the ice movements. Other lines show discovery routes.
Original antique print
Vertical centerfold.Vey light age toning in margins. Otherwise fine condition.
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