Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection - Published 1905
Submarine cables have played an important part in the development of world-wide communications since the 1850's. National Geographic first charted these cables in 1896. In comparison to that earlier map, this map, published in February 1905 reveals the explosion of communications infrastructure worldwide at the beginning of the last century.
Page Size: 46.75 x 28 in (1187 x 707 mm)