Product images of explanation regarding variable winds
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explanation regarding variable winds
Terrestrial table globe. It forms a pair with the celestial globe, Price GLB0149. Geographical details on the sphere show California drawn as an island. The Dampier Strait is marked and the 'Chinese Wall' is depicted. The trade winds and monsoons are indicated by lines and arrows. There is a label 'VARIABLE WINDS' with an explanatory text. There are four notes on winds and monsoons, for example, on the west coast of Africa: 'Within these limits are perpetual Calmes and with ter / rible Thunder Lighting and / Rains'.
- Image reference: D8061_3
- Caird (via Landau) Collection (via Maggs), National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London