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George Steuart MacKenzie: Iceland

Map: tempMid
 
Cartographer: George Steuart MacKenzie
Title: Iceland
Date: 1811
Published: Edinburgh
Width: 10 inches / 26 cm
Height: 8 inches / 21 cm
Map ref: SCAN2480
Description:
Steel-engraved map of Iceland to illustrate studies by the Scottish geologist and argriculturalist, Sir George Steuart MacKenzie (1780-1848).

MacKenzie traveled to Iceland in 1810 in order to further his studies of geology and minerology, and subsequently published an important work on the subject in which he wrote one of the earliest scientific explanations for the periodic eruptions of geysers.

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