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Blodget, Lorin, 1823-1901

Chart of Average Summer Temperatures
This is one of five charts of temperature designed by Lorin Blodget, the first made in the United States and derived from decades of research collected by the Smithsonian Institution.

(1855) | Chapter 3 | View the Map »

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Blodget, Lorin, 1823-1901

Map of Annual Rainfall
Blodget published several maps of seasonal and annual rainfall, the result of decades of observations collected by the Smithsonian, the Army, and other federal agencies.

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Guyot, A. (Arnold), 1807-1884

Map of the Distribution of Rain
Guyot adapted this map to illustrate the dramatic differences of rainfall around the world, collapsing extensive data onto a single image.

(1848) | Chapter 3 | View the Map »

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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878

Meteorology in its Connection with Agriculture
Notice that Joseph Henry uses this map to integrate several different aspects of the environment, including rainfall, woodland, and prevailing winds.

(1856) | Chapter 3 | View the Map »

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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878

Temperature Chart of the United States
With this and other physical maps, Census Superintendent Francis Walker revealed his interest in thinking about the population in the widest possible terms.

(1872) | Chapter 5 | View the Map »

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Blodget, Lorin, 1823-1901

Chart of Average Annual Temperature
This annual chart of temperature, designed and compiled by Lorin Blodget, was one of the earliest work by the famed lithographer Julius Bien.

(1855) | Chapter 3 | View the Map »