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Mountains and Rivers of the World

Mountains and Rivers of the World | Geography Education |

This infographic is stunning in its artistry and presentation of how mountains and rivers "stack up" next to each other (Good to point out that the rivers were "straightened" for comparative purposes).  The image comes from the General Atlas of the World, which was published in 1854.  It contained upwards of seventy maps, reproduced from the steel engravings of noteworthy cartographers Sidney Hall and William Hughes.  For the legend and more about this map see:

geographygirl's comment, November 3, 2011 4:07 PM
It looks like this was produced just prior to Mt. Everest being formally surveyed.
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