Item 1998.16.05 - Map of Africa, 1935

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Map of Africa, 1935

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CA MHM 1998.16.05

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  • 1935 (Creation)

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1 map ; 74.1 x 79.6 cm.

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Map owned by Peter Wood.

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Paper 1935 full colour map of Africa. Scale 1:11,721,600 or 185 miles to 1 inch. The map shows capitals of countries, railways, other capitals, automobile routes, cities and towns, caravan routes, ruins, wells and springs, canals, mountains, passes, sandy deserts, areas below sea level, swampy regions, areas subject to inundation, wadies, elevations and depressions in feet at points marked with cross. In the bottom left-hand corner is a small map of Africa showing airways and relief in the scale 562 miles per inch. Beside this a small map of Cape Verde Islands in the scale of 1:11,721,600 or 185 miles to 1 inch.

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