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A Chart of Baffin Bay with Davis and Barrow Straits by Captn. Ross & Lieut. Parry, RN in 1818, 19, and 20 and the discoveries of Capt. Parry in 1822 and 23; Capt. Lyon in 1824 & Dr. Rae in 1847 [cartographic material]. 


1 Apr. 1822, 1849


London, England

Place of creation



The Admiralty

1 map : mounted on paper, b.&w. ; 61 x 48 cm on sheet 64 x 49 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC 27823
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
262 BA
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #290a
Cartographic material
90: Open
709 Item no. assigned by LAC 290a
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
Local class no.
10,000s .P5 1801-

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures. Depth shown by soundings.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 290a

Bottom right corner J.& C. Walker sculp. (262)

Upper right corner seal of Hydrographic Office.

Published according to Act of Parliament by Capt. Hurd, R.N., Hydrograher to the Admiralty April 1, 18822, Additions to 1849

Prime meridian Greenwich.

Sold by R.R. Bates, Agent for the sale of Admiralty Charts, 21 Poultry.

Physical condition note
Restored and mounted on paper.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
For other copies and editions see Mikan 3674337 (NMC 10135) ; Mikan 3674338 Mikan 3674332(NMC 40870) and Mikan 3674331(NMC 10219).

For other maps sheets from the orginal set entitled "Arctic Charts" see item 290 Mikan 3674285 (NMC 27826) ; item 290B Mikan 3674429 (NMC 27824) and item 290C Mikan 3674308 (NMC 27825)

Accompanying material note
Case that originally held items 290, 290A, 290B and 290C is stored separately.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27823.

Subject heading

1. Nautical charts - Canada, northern.
2. Nautical charts - Baffin Bay.