World Maps and Charts
PARTIE DE L'AMERIQUE RUSSE.
Inset: Profil du Chemin de Carthagene des Indes au Plateau de Sante Fe de Bogota.
Large lithograph published by Philippe Vandermaelen (1796-1869) in Atlas Universel 1827. This was the first world atlas drawn at a universal scale and the first printed by the process of lithography.
Showing the area around Mount Saint Elias on the Yukon and Alaska border at a scale of approximately 1 inch to 26 miles.
The inset shows a profile of the Mountains of Monserrate at Sante Fe in Columbia drawn by Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859).