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Nils Marelius

Nils Marelius


Marelius is considered Sweden's foremost cartographer before the 19th century,

Nils Marelius first worked at the the Swedish Surveying and Mapping Office in 1734. He became an assistant surveyor in 1747 and later an engineer, working his way up to director in 1781.

Marelius authored and nd published a number of important maps and cartographic surveys.

Marelius became a member of the Academy of Sciences in 1769.



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1773 - Charta ofwer Sion Wenern i Stod af Astronomiska Observationer och Matningar giorde pa Isen, forfattad wid Kongl:

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Uncommon map of the Vänern Sea region by the Swedish cartographer Nils Marelius (1707-1791). The map was published as a separate map in Stockholm, 1773, by Kongliga Lantmäteri Contoiret (Royal Institute of Surveyors) and engraved by C. Bergquist.


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1779 - Charta öfver Östergöthland eller Linköpings Höfdingedöme Samt de Härader uti Jönköpings och Calmare Höfdingedömen, Som höra til Linköpings Biskops Stift . . . 1779

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Uncommon map of the Swedish province Östergötlands by the Swedish cartographer Nils Marelius (1707-1791). The map was published as a separate map in Stockholm, 1779, by Kongliga Lantmäteri Contoiret (Royal Institute of Surveyors) and engraved by...


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1780 - Charta öfwer Skaraborg eller Mariestads Höfdingedöme uti Westergöthland

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Detailed engraved map of Skaraborg, published in Sweden by Nils Marelius in 1780. The map depicts the area between the lakes Vanern and Vattern. The regional subdivisions, towns, and roads of the area are shown. The map was engraved by C. Bergquist,...