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Smith 1815
 
Geological map, Delineation of the Strata of England and Wales, by William Smith, published by John Cary, Strand, London, 1815.
This is the first geological map of any country; the map is in 15 sheets, 3 across by 5 up, size about 6x8 feet. Counting from bottom left, Hampshire is on sheet 5, second row up, middle.
A reduced version, a New Geological Map of England and Wales by William Smith, was published by J Cary, London, 1820.
 
map feature:-  scale line & table of symbols & compass rose & lat and long scales & geology
inscription:-  printed -on- upper right [A Delineation of the Strata of England and Wales, with part of Scotland; exhibiting the Collieries and Mines; the Marshes and fen Lands originally overflowed by the Sea; and the Varieties of Soil according to the Variations in the Sub Strata; illustrated by the most Descriptive Names. By W. Smith ... Augst. 1, 1815]
dimension:-  wxh = 6x8 feet (approx)

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reference:-  Winchester, Simon: 2001: Map that Changed the World, The: Penguin Group:: ISBN 0 670 88407 3; badly illustrated
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MN: 7.11.2002
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