Geography of the Great Solar Eclipse of July, 14. MDCCXLVIII. Exhibiting an Accurate Map of All Parts of the Earth in which it will be Visible with the North Pole According to the Latest Discoveries. By G. Smith Esqr.
Map exhibiting parts of Northern Europe and North Pole visible during Lunar eclipse showing 24 diagrams tracking the total eclipse sunrise to sunset. map is surrounded by various views of the eclipse from different towns and cities around the world. Each diagram indicates sighting location and degree of eclipse. Elaborate cartouche resplendid with cherub blowing stardust, Note: Lake Michigan is labeled as "Illinois Lake" and Lake Superior is labeled "Upper Lake".
Map of the Northern Hemisphere, the North Pole. There is a scale bar in the bottom right corner of the map, but unsure of the measuring units. There is a pictures exhibiting the moon through an eclipse. Graticule math was performed and compared with coordinates on Google Earth to determine the map extent. Prime Meridian is Ferro.
1 map ; 25 x 40 cm
-166.801; 113.741; -18.120; 90
W. K. Morrison Special Collection
v.18, July, 1748. opposite pg. 312
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