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Number: 2885
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: North Egypt, Sudan
Year of Origin: 1863
Title: Sketch of Khartum and Environs (to the left) and Route from ABU-HAMED TO KOROSKO (to the right)
Sub-Title: by Speke and Grant in 1863.
Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 34.0
Width: 16.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 6,335,000
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: James Augustus Grant
Engraver: Edward Weller
Publisher: RGS Royal Geographical Society
Other Contributors: H. Sharbau
Northernmost Latitude: 30.0
Southernmost Latitude: 11.0
Westernmost Longitude: 30.0
Easternmost Longitude: 39.5
Measurement Notes: Prme meridian Greenwich.
Notes: Associated with Book ID 597. The dimensions are referred to the main map to the left. On the right, there is a map of 34 cm height and 12.8 cm width; scale 1:1162000. At the bottom of the maps, there are drawings of "Shape of Solitary Hills of Sandstone in the Deserts of Bahr-Hud-ab and Bahr-Belaama." On the right margin of the map, there is a section reporting the elevation of the region. The title is "Section of Desert between Abu Hamed and Korosko." The map is in poor condition, since it shows cuts along the main folds.
Last updated: Nov 20, 2015