Afrika-Kartenwerk

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  • Creator herausgegeben im Auftrage der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft von K. Kayser ... [and others] ; Kartographie, Schaffmann & Kluge Landkartenverlag, Berlin
  • Format Maps, Atlases
  • Contributors
  • Publication Berlin ; Stuttgart : Gebr. Borntraeger, 1976-
  • Physical Details
    • maps : color ; 61 x 70 cm or smaller, on sheets 100 x 78 cm and 78 x 100 cm + texts ( volumes : maps, illustrations ; 24 cm)
  • OCLC ocm26587114
  • Cartographic Data
    Scale 1:1,000,000, Lambert conformal conic proj
    (E 3⁰15ʹ--E 38⁰00ʹ/N 37⁰30ʹ--S 26⁰52ʹ).

Notes

  • Relief shown by contours, gradient tints, and spot heights on some maps. Depths shown by contours and gradient tints on some maps.
  • German, English, French, and Portuguese.
  • Later sheets edited by U. Freitag and others.
  • Set consists of 4 groups: Series N : North Africa (Tunisia, Algeria) -- Series W : West Africa (Nigeria, Cameroon) -- Series E : East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania) -- Series S : South Africa (Mozambique, Swaziland, Republic of South Africa).
  • Each group consists of 16 sheets: 1. Topography -- 2. Geomorphology -- 3. Geology -- 4. Pedology -- 5. Geography of climates -- 6. Hydrogeography -- 7. Vegetation geography -- 8. Population geography -- 9. Settlement geography -- 10. Ethnography/linguistics -- 11. Agricultural geography -- 12. Economic geography -- 13. Transportation geography -- 14. Medical geography (scanned) -- 15. Historical geography -- 16. Historical geography of settlement.
  • Series N and W do not include sheet 16.
  • "No monographs will be published to sheets N1, W1, E1, and S1."
  • Each of sheets N5a, W5a, E5a, and S5a includes 4 ancillary maps at 1:2,000,000.
  • Sheets N7a and E7a are legend sheets.
  • Some sheets include index map, diagram showing relative reliability, and diagram showing source of base maps.
  • Index map and index to sheets on verso of some sheets.
  • Bibliography in accompanying text.
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