Primary Source
Imperialism | Colonial Policy

[P|S|M]

Atlas German Colonies, with Yearbook, edited by the German Colonial Society, 1907, Distances of Important Routes over Sea

Distances of Important Routes over Sea. (1)

From the Elbe mouth to :

Aden 4900
Adelaide 11000
Baltimore 3850
Batavia 8900
Bombay 6500
Calcutta 8200
Colombo 7000
Friedrich-Wilhelm-Hafen (Neu-Guinea) 11700
Funchal 1750
Gibraltar 1580
Hongkong 10000
Honolulu 15000
Cape Horn 7700
Cape Town 6450
Kingston 4600
Lome (Togo) 4350
Lüderitzbucht 6150
Magelhaens Straits 7700
Melbourne 11400
Montevideo 6500
New York 3500
Port Said 3500
Rio de Janeiro 5450
San Francisco 13870
Zanzibar 6600
Shanghai 10750
Singapore 8500
Southampton 650
St. Thomas 4020
Suez 3500
Swakopmund 5880
Valparaisó 9100
Viktoria (Kamerun) 4900
Yokohama 11500

(p.5) Other Important Steamer Routes.

from Suez to Aden 1300
from Aden to Singapore 3700
from Singapore to Hongkong 1450
from Kiautschou to Schanghai 400
from Kiautschou to Tientsin 500
from Kiautschou to Marianen 2500
from Schanghai to Yokohama 1130
from Mariannen to Neu-Guinea 2500
from Togo to Kamerun 450
from Kamerun to Swakopmund 1850
from Magelhaens Straits to Neu-Guinea 7000

 

(1) in sea miles of 1852 m each.





 


Source: Deutscher Kolonial-Atlas mit Jahrbuch (Atlas German Colonies with Yearbook), edited by the Deutsche Kolonialgesellschaft (German Colonial Society). Berlin 1907, p.4f

GM (digitalisation) and AG (translation) 
posted on the web for psm-data; many thanks to

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin / Preußischer Kulturbesitz 

Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz

Kartenabteilung

Dokument in deutscher Sprache