The Daily Mail commercial map of Africa.



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The Daily Mail commercial map of Africa.
London : G. Philip, 1884.
1 map : col. ; 52 x 52 cm.
Includes inset maps: "Africa before the scramble", which shows European possessions in 1884 before the Berlin Congress, and comparison map of England drawn at the same scale showing main railway lines.
Shows the Cape-Cairo Railway and other existing and proposed railways, steamship routes, colonial possessions, navigable waters, dense forests with abundant rainfall, completed and uncompleted telegraph lines, general locations of natural resources, and population density by country.
Date based on text in map, "Limit of Free Commercial Zone 1899".
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Scale [ca. 1:12,672,000] (W 18°30'00"--E 53°10'00"/N 38°10'00"--S 37°32'00").
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a 12672000 W0183000 E0531000 N0381000 S0373200
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Accession no. 84499.
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"The Daily Mail commercial map of Africa.". University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2023.