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Number: 2966
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Sinai, Egypt, Suez
Year of Origin: 1840
Title: Karte Der Sinai-Halbinsel und des Petraeischen Arabiens
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Language: German
Publish Origin: Berlin
Height: 53.1
Width: 40.3
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 800,000
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: E. Smith
Heinrich Kiepert
E. Robinson
Engraver: H. Mahlmann
Publisher: Buchhandlung des Waisenhauses zu Halle
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: 31.6
Southernmost Latitude: 27.6
Westernmost Longitude: 32.0
Easternmost Longitude: 35.8
Measurement Notes: Paris prime 0n map, converted to modern Greenwich
Notes: This well engraved German map covers the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt from Ras Mohammed and Dahab in the south to Gaza in the north. It shows topography in very fine detail along with place names primarily along the coast. Numerous roads and routes are identified in the interior. Includes a large inset of Cairo and its surroundings and the small insets Plan von Petra Nach Laborde and Pass von 'Akbah. [from Old World Auctions]
Last updated: Sep 26, 2016