Coloured map of North America with inset map of Prevailing Vegetation, showing forests, deserts, woodland grass and cultivation, and more.
J.G.Bartholomew was credited with having pioneered the use of hypsometric tints or layer colouring in maps.
This map is from a special edition of “The Times Survey Atlas and Gazetteer of the World ”prepared at the Edinburgh Geographical Institute and dedicated to King George V. by His Majesty’s Cartographer, J.G.Bartholomew.
Published by the Times Printing House, 1922.
Size 44 x 58 cm. Condition Good.