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English: George Washington Bacon's standard map of Europe, 1923. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows steamship routes and time zones. Published by Weber Costello Co., 84 × 111 cm. Scale 1:5,500,000 (W 52°--E 80°/N 60°--N 30°).

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English: Bacon's standard map of Europe, 1923. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows steamship routes and time zones. Published by Weber Costello Co., 84 x 111 cm. Scale 1:5,500,000 (W 52°--E 80°/N 60°--N 30°).
Français : Carte "standard" de l'Europe au 1/5 500 000, par Bacon, 1923. Les reliefs sont donnés par des hachures et des indications de certaines altitudes. Les principales routes maritimes sont indiquées, ainsi que les fuseaŭx horaires. Publié par la compagnie Weber Costello, 84 x 111 cm.
Italiano: Carta geografica generale dell'Europa in lingua inglese (84 x 111 cm, scala 1:5 500 000), realizzata da G. W. Bacon e pubblicata da Weber Costello Co. nel 1923
Polski: Mapa Europy w skali 1:5500000 wydawnictwa Weber Costello Co. Uwzględnia granice z 1923 r. oraz m.in. szlaki morskie i strefy czasowe.
Türkçe: 1923 yılındaki ülke sınırlarını gösteren Avrupa haritası. Yükseltiler tarama çizgiler ve belli noktaların yükseklikleri ile belli edilmiştir. Saat dilimleri ve gemi yolları da gösterilmiştir.
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Author Bacon, George Washington (1830-1921)
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