Atlantic [ocean saltness] [cartographic material] / lithograph[ed] by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh.

Author
Buchanan, J. Y. (John Young), 1844-1925 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
London: published for the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, by J. Murray, Albemarle Street, 1877.
Description
  • Scale [ca. 1:24,440,000] (W 30°00'--W 25°00'/N 32°00'--S 32°00').
  • 1 map : col. ; 9 X 28 cm.

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Notes
  • Meridional section of Atlantic Ocean at ca. 25°-30° W longitude.
  • Specific gravity of ocean waters shown by isolines. Depth shown in fathoms [vertical scale ca. 1:42,700].
  • Dates of voyage along meridian are shown.
  • Includes diagram "representing the distribution of surface-saltness along the same meridian."
  • From: The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Vol. 47, (1877), pp. 72-86; held in Firestone Library. Call number: G7 .J687 v.47 1877
With
Issued to accompany article: On the distribution of salt in the ocean, as indicated by the specific gravity of its waters / by J. Y. Buchanan, chemist and physicist in the Challenger expedition. Read before the Royal Geographical Society, March 12, 1877.
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  • Available also online through the Princeton University Libraries, Digital Map & Geographic Data Web site.
  • Online version of companion article available also through the JSTOR Web site. Access limited to subscribing member insitutions only.
Other title(s)
Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London v.47 ; 1877, (pp. 72-86).
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