Geographical distribution of indigenous vegetation. The distribution of plants in a perpendicular direction in the torrid, temperate and frigid zones, with indications of the mean temperature of the year and of the coldest and warmest months by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. & Arthur Henfrey, F.R.S., E.L.S. &c. Map of Schouws phyto-geographic regions with the distribution of plants especially influencing the physiognomy of the vegetation of the globe Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. May 1854, (1856)
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- Edinburgh : William Blackwood & Sons, 1854
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- 1 map ; 52 x 60 cm
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- 1:91,000,000 ; W 180°00′00″--E 180°00′00″/N 080°00′00″--S 070°00′00″
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The David Rumsey Map Collection was started in the mid 1980s and contains more than 150,000 maps. The collection focuses on rare 16th to 21st century maps of North and South America, the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. The collection includes atlases, wall maps, globes, school geographies, pocket maps, books of exploration, maritime charts, and a variety of cartographic materials., The David Rumsey Map Collection was started in the mid 1980s and contains more than 150,000 maps. The collection focuses on rare 16th to 21st century maps of North and South America, the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. The collection includes atlases, wall maps, globes, school geographies, pocket maps, books of exploration, maritime charts, and a variety of cartographic materials.
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- Distribution: vegetation.
- Col. lithograph. Illustration of "The distribution of plants in a perpendicular direction ..." shows the Andes, Teneriffe, Himalaya, Alps & Pyrenees and Lapland. Inset charts: Regions of altitude corresponding to isothermal zones -- Graphical statistics of the most important families of plants. Includes drawings of plants and plant parts. "Phytology & zoology no. 2."
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- The Physical Atlas Of Natural Phenomena. By Alexander Keith Johnston, F.R.S.E., F.R.G.S., F.G.S. ... A New and Enlarged Edition. William Blackwood And Sons, Edinburgh And London, MDCCCLVI. [The Author Reserves The Right Of Translation.]
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