Shows proposed and completed telegraph lines worldwide and detailed routes of various explorers. Includes inset table of distances. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington. Printed by H. P. Cooper.
Title from verso: "Chinese pirate ship at San Diego, Cal." Also written on verso: "Jan. 20, 1916, 163 years old Ning Po [Ningpo]. The oldest ship in the world in active service. Built in Fu-chau, China in 1753 and was captured by Chinese...
United States atlas: maps and charts accompanying the case and counter case of the United States, by the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal, and published by the United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1904.
Title page in British atlas: maps and charts accompanying the Case of Great Britain, by the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal, and published by the United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1904.
On verso: Edward Barnes arrived in Wrangell around 1864 or 1865; Barnes Bros started logging in vicinity of Wrangell with ox teams around 1897 (J. M. Wyckoff, "Lumbering in Alaska," August 1923 Pathfinder)