"Basin of the North Atlantic Ocean", Johnston, W. & A.K.
Subject: North Atlantic
Period: 1861 (circa)
Publication: The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography
Color: Printed Color
22.6 x 17.7 inches
57.4 x 45 cm
This detailed chart of the North Atlantic Ocean depicts various sea routes between Europe, Africa and the Americas. The Gulf Stream and other major currents are shown along with directional arrows. Two large areas in the center of the North Atlantic are labeled Sea Weed and Sargrasso Sea. The map was engraved and printed in black and blue ink by W. & A.K. Johnston, and published by William Blackwood & Sons.
A sturdy sheet with some original hand color and very light toning along the centerfold.