Stieler World

A higher resolution scan of the map. - 987399 bytes

PLANGLOB in Mercators Projection. Zugleich als KARTE v. AUSTRALIEN.

Adolf Stieler (1775 - 1836) was a german map maker known for his "Handatlas" and school atlases. They were re-published for about a century after his death.

There are many copies of this map on the web for comparison that are more interesting than the satellite comparison.

My copy has damage in the south pacific (that is labeled "The Large Ocean") that is common to school atlases.

Some things of interest in this map are: