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A chart of part of the coast of Labrador from Cape Charles to Sandwich Bay [cartographic material] : surveyed by order of the Hon[oura]ble Commodore Byron, Governor of Newfoundland, Labrador & c.; in the years 1770 and 1771


24 March 1809



Place of creation

United Kingdom


The Admirality

1 map: b.&w. ; 88 x 59 cm on sheet 92 x 63 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC113505
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
263 BA
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #539
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Includes inset of Mecklenburg Harbour, Port Charlotte and Sophia Harbour, Scale [ca. 1:31 680]

Head of title: "By permission of the Rt. Hon[oura]able the Lords Commissioners of the Admirality.

Chart no is lacking on this sheet.

No. 2 appears on verso in upper right corner.

Relief shown by soundigs.

True N°Var.n 26°W appears along right hand margin.

Prime meridian west of Greenwich. Former PAC no. 539

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

Related materials
For other copies of this map see Mikan 3724182 and Mikan 3724184.

For earlier states of this chart see: H2/109/1777 (state 1 - NMC 18035; state 2 - NMC 18320)

Edition note
First edition published in 1792. Second edition published March 24, 1809.

Subject heading

1. Nautical charts - Atlantic coast (North America) .
2. Nautical charts - Atlantic coast (Canada)
3. Labrador coast (Nfld.)