Colonial Systems of the World: Submarine Telegraph Connections Map

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Description

17 x 26.5 inches

Abstract

Folding map of the World, colored to highlight the distribution of Colonies and their Colonial masters.

A note at the bottom identifies the 13 countries which were then "colonial powers."

At the bottom left, a list of 13 nations and 26 private companies which were then operating Submarine Telegraph Connections around the World. The lines of each are noted, along with a distance in miles.

A proposed US cable from San Francisco to Manila is also noted, traversing Hawaii.

Date

1902

Subject

Files

ms065_osfolder_3_1_colonial.jpg

Citation

United States Treasury Department, “Colonial Systems of the World: Submarine Telegraph Connections Map,” Miscellaneous Historic Maps Collection, Western CT State University Archives' Digital Collections, accessed September 21, 2017, http://archives.library.wcsu.edu/omeka/items/show/5049.

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