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MAP #: 373B5

CARTOGRAPHER : BLODGET, LORIN

DATE: 1873

SHORT TITLE : CLIMATOLOGICAL MAP OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND

REMAINING TITLE & ID : AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA BY LORIN BLODGET. 1873. (CENTER, LEFT SIDE). SCALE OF 10 MILES TO AN INCH (UNDER TITLE). EXPLANATION OF LINES AND FIGURES (UNDER SCALE). "20" (LEFT TOP MARGIN). "21" (RIGHT TOP MARGIN). THE MAP EXTENDS THROUGH THE LATITUDE BORDER BUT NOT THROUGH THE NEAT LINE ON THE LEFT. THE REVERSE SIDES CONTAIN PAGES 19 AND 22 ENTITLED "CLIMATOLOGY" AND "EDUCATION", RESPECTIVELY. LONGITUDE FROM WASHINGTON, (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1873
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : BALTIMORE
PUBLISHER : STEDMAN, BROWN & LYON
LANGUAGE(S) : EN SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 37.4 X 61.8 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 45.0 X 72.0 CM. OM. (BOOK OPEN)
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 633,600 SCALE - OTHER DATA : 10 MILES = 1 INCH
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-672(16) HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : BB023-HFNQ*
REGION CATEGORY : MAP ON WHICH THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA IS ONE MAIN FOCUS (1)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : CITY/COUNTY ATLAS (6)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP.
RELIEF SHOWN ? : NO
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE. CARTOUCHE : CURLED LINES (19)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : WASHINGTON (5)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 373T5, 373MA.01-373MA.13
BEST INFO SOURCE : NONE FOUND ON THE MAP. PHILLIPS LISTS THE ATLAS.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP SHOWS BY ORANGE LINES THE MEAN SUMMER, WINTER, AND ANNUAL TEMPERATURE FOR VARIOUS AREAS IN MARYLAND. THE AVERAGE RAINFALL IS INDICATED IN LARGE PRINTED NUMBERS, IN INCHES, VARYING FROM 36 INCHES IN THE WEST TO 46 INCHES IN THE CENTRAL CHESAPEAKE AREA. AREAS HAVING 36 AND 42 INCHES ARE SHOWN IN BLUE. THOSE FOR 38 AND 44 ARE IN YELLOW, AND THOSE FOR 40, 46, AND 42 INCHES (ALONG THE ATLANTIC COASTLINE) ARE IN WHITE. LORIN BLODGET SUPERIMPOSED THESE CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA ON A BASE MAP WHICH APPEARS IDENTICAL TO THE BASE MAP IN THE SAME ATLAS USED IN THE "NEW RAILROAD MAP OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND, DELAWARE, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA", COMPILED AND DRAWN BY FRANK ARNOLD GRAY IN 1873 AS WELL AS THE ONE USED TO DEPICT PHILIP TYSON'S DATA ENTITLED "MAP OF MARYLAND AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COLORED TO ILLUSTRATE THE GEOLOGICAL FORMATIONS BY PHILIP T. TYSON." SEE MAP # 373T5.

THE CLIMATOLOGICAL MAP APPEARS ON PAGES 20 AND 21 OF THE NEW TOPOLOGICAL ATLAS OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA..." BY S.J. MARTENET, H.F. WALLING, AND O.W. GRAY, CIVIL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEERS, BALTIMORE: STEDMAN, BROWN & LYON, 1873. IT IS ACCOMPANIED BY AN ESSAY ON "THE CLIMATE OF MARYLAND" BY BLODGET ON PAGE 19 (THE REVERSE SIDE OF PAGE 20). THE REVERSE SIDE OF PAGE 21, PAGE 22, CONTAINS AN ESSAY ON "EDUCATION" IN MARYLAND. BLODGET WAS THE AUTHOR OF AMERICAN CLIMATOLOGY AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS.

DATA IS FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THIS MAP HAS NOT YET BEEN RESEARCHED.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A GOOD CLEAN COPY OF THIS MAP WITH A 2 1/2" TEAR ALONG THE BOTTOM CENTERFOLD. IT IS BOUND INTO S.J. MARTENET, H.F. WALLING AND O.W. GRAY'S NEW TOPOGRAPHICAL ATLAS OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, BALTIMORE: STEDMAN, BROWN & LYON, 1873. THE ATLAS IS STRENGTHENED AT THE SPINE AND CORNERS OF THE COVER.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF MAPS IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, NEW YORK: BURT FRANKLIN, AN UNDATED REPRINT OF A 1901 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, 398 (ATLAS); PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, AMSTERDAM: THEATRVM ORBIS TERRARVM, LTD, 1971 REPRINT OF A 1909 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, # 1780.

March 1, 1992


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