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Polynesia or islands in the Pacific Ocean. Mariana Is. or Ladrones. Pelew Is. or Palaos. Gilbert Ids. or Scarborough Range. Marshall Ids. Otdia or Romanzoff Group. Galapagos Ids. Marquesas Is. or Mendana Archo. Sandwich Ids. Samoa or Navigator Ids. Tonga or Friendly Is. Tonga-Tabou Id. Santa Cruz Is. Vanikoro Id. Admiralty Isles, New Ireland or Tombara, New Britain or Birara, Salomon (sic) Islands. Norfolk Id. The Low Archipelago (Society Islands), Otaheite or Tahiti. Cooks or Hervey Isles. Pitcairn Island. Juan Fernandez. (Published under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge). Engraved by J. & C. Walker. London, published by Chapman & Hall, 186, Strand, June 15th. 1840. (1844)

Twenty engraved maps on sheet. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Coasts hand col. The SDUK, as the Society was known, produced inexpensive maps to encourage broad use in education. The maps in these two volumes were issued in parts over several years. The city plans are of particular interest, with vignettes and great detail. The gnomon... KiribatiMarshall IslandsMariana IslandsPalauHawaiiPacific
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