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Number: 2554
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Kilimanjaro, Kenya, Tanzania
Year of Origin: 1864
Title: Der Schneeberg Kilima-ndjaro in Ost-Afrika.
Sub-Title: aufgenommen von Karl von der Decken, 1861.
Language: German
Publish Origin: Gotha, Germany
Height: 9.5
Width: 9.1
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 500,000
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: August Petermann
Engraver: Carl Hellfarth
Publisher: Johann Georg Justus Perthes and Heirs
Geographische Mittheilungen
Other Contributors: Charles Carl Claus von Decken
Northernmost Latitude: -3.0
Southernmost Latitude: -4.0
Westernmost Longitude: 37.0
Easternmost Longitude: 38.0
Measurement Notes: Estimated quadrant in decimal degrees from prime meridian Greenwich. Kilimanjaro: -3.75 Lat, 37.75 E Lon.
Notes: Comparison of Mt. Etna, Sicily, and Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; Kilimanjaro map corresponds to the upper map out of two in a neatline of 23.5 cm of height vs. 18.1 cm of width. The bottom map is titled "Der Etna und seine Umgebung". Upper left corner: "Petermann's Geographische Mittheilungen." Upper right corner: "Jahrgang 1864 Tafel 4."
Last updated: Nov 29, 2014