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Arctic regions and British America [cartographic material] :  Containing all of the discoveries in the Arctic Seas up to 1853.





Place of creation



A & C Black

1 map : col. ; 41 x 55 cm on sheet 44 x 61 cm.

Scope and content

Shows Canada's Arctic Region.

Cartographic material
Microfiche 278110
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #297
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
297 Item no. assigned by LAC 297
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
1100 1853 H3

Terms of use

Credit the Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Constructed and engraved by J. Bartholomew, Edinr.

Upper right corner of plate carries number XLVL

Longitude west from Greenwich.

Includes following inset maps: Chart of the territories discovered & examined by the searching expeditions under the Command of Cap. Austin & cap. Perry, 1851 -- Beechey Island site of Sir J. Franklin's winter quarters, 1845-1846. Scale [ca 1:168 960].

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

Statement of responsibility note
On verso of map written in pencil "1851 date Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black, new ed, Edinburgh.

Attributions and conjectures
Similar map dated 1856 found in Black's atlas of North America: with an introductory letter - press and a complete index (1856) which is found in AMICUS no 32986476

Subject heading

Arctic regions - Maps.