Map of the Regions about the Unknown North Polar Sea showing the Latest Exploring Expeditions
In the late 19th century there was a boom of American map makers, with some new smaller companies that produced interesting work. One such publisher was Tunison, a carto-publisher based in a small town, making maps in their own style with some older approaches, such as hand coloring each image, and a decorative border. Here the final dangerous frontier of the North Pole with the tracks of some previous exploration attempts. A gauge shows who made it closest to the top of the globe (Greely, 1882), from 1596 up to the time of publication.
Conditon is very good. Image size is approximately 12 X 9.25.