Auction 123, Lot 68

"Map of the North Pole Regions", National Geographic Magazine

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1907 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
17.5 x 17.5 inches
44.5 x 44.5 cm

This National Geographic Magazine map of the North Pole covers from the pole to 60°N latitude and shows the routes of explorers from various countries identified by color. Telegraph lines, railroads, steamship routes and winter harbors are identified. There are detailed insets of Spitzbergen, Franz Joseph Land and the Smith Sound Region. The map presents an extremely detailed view of the various explorations of the nineteenth century.

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Condition: A+

Folding as issued.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/20/2008

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