Parley’s map of Mars

Source: Peter Parley (pseud.): Tales about the sun, moon, and stars.  1830s

Special projection is used. According to Parley, “The whole of the preceding figures are exhibited together, in a device ingeniously contrived by Sir William Herschel; thus serving to display, as in one map, all the permanent figures round the equator of the globe of Mars.”

mars-whole-parley'stalesof

Courtesy of EA Whitaker

See also

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