1850 Chart of the World's Mountains & Rivers

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This 16x20inch poster is a recreation of a 1850 chart of the world's principals mountains and rivers by S. A Mitchell Sr. Mountains are shown along the bottom of the map with important cities and geological formation noted at their appropriate elevations. Rivers are arrayed along the top of the map descending from seas to their sources where - where known. The Missouri and Mississippi River systems, at 4100 miles, are listed as the world's greatest rivers and Dhaulagiri at 26,262 ft, the world's tallest mountain, or so was thought at the time. The mythical Mountains of the Moon are noted as the source of the Nile.

A statement in any room. These matte, museum-quality posters are printed on durable, archival paper.