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Submarine Cables of the World - Published 1896

National Geographic

Submarine cables have played an important part in the development of world-wide communications since the 1850's. This fascinating map, first develped for the Department of the Navy and published in National Geographic in 1896, shows submarine cables that had been laid, as well as the land-based cable systems that connected to them.

Page Size: 49 x 30 in (1245 x 761 mm)

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