Atlas von Athen: Blatt II, Alt-Athen

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Collection Map Collection
Object number Section 17, No. 3
Object Map     
Description Coloured Map. Curtius und Kaupert, Atlas von Athen. Blatt II Alt-Athen mit seinen nachweislichen Denkmälern, Plätzen und Verkehrstrassen. Lith.Anst v. Leopold Kraatz in Berlin.
Series Title Atlas von Athen
Contributors Cartographer : Kaupert, Johann August
Archaeologist : Curtius, Ernst
Place Athens
Publication Reimer Verlag. 1878.
Scale 1:12,500
Coordinates 38 00 00 N; 023 41 40 E
37 57 00 N; 023 46 00 E
Notes This map uses the Ferro Meridian which is approximately 18 degrees West of Greenwich. The line of longitude runs through the westernmost Canary Island, El Hierro (Ferro, or sometimes called the Meridian Island). This was a common Prime Meridian used in historical maps produced outside of the British Empire.