Reference numberCLP/7ii/15
TitlePaper, 'The construction and use of spherical mapps, or such as are delineated upon portions of a spherical surface' by John Colson
DescriptionColson suggests that geographical mapps, and hydrographical charts, 'though they are representations of a convex spherical surface, yet were first delineated upon planes', are 'the most easy and obvious, though not the most natural and accurate representations.' He describes the construction and use of spherical maps or globes.

Subject: Cartography

Read to the Royal Society on 27 November 1735

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'The construction and use of spherical maps, or such as are delineated upon portions of a spherical surface'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1735.0041
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7778Colson; John (1680 - 1760)1680 - 1760
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