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A general chart of the Island of Newfoundland with the rocks & soundings [cartographic material] 


10th May 1775



Place of creation



Thomas Jefferys

1 map : hand col. , mounted on linen ; 53 x 55 cm on sheet 62 x 73 cm.

Scope and content

Map shows the Island of Newfoundland, the southwest coast of Labrador and the northern tip of Cape Breton Island.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
90: Open
536 Item no. assigned by LAC 536
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Library of Congress class no.
G 3436 .P5 1775 .J43 H2 copy 1

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Relief shown pictroailly .

Depths shown by soundings.

Prime meridian London.

"Published according to the Act of Parliament 10th May 1775 by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to the King."

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #536

Physical condition note
Conserved and mounted on linen.

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

Citation / reference note
Phillips 1165, plate no 12.
Phillips 1166, plate no 12
Phillips 1169, plate no 12
Phillips 1208, plate no 5
Phillips 1209, plate no 1
Phillips 3659a, plate no 12
LeGear 10325, plate no 1

Copy / version note
For microfiche copy see NMC 52302.
Copy negative available under C-85799.
For other copies of this map see Mikan 181780 and Amicus no 26306175.

Subject heading

1. Nautical charts - Newfoundland and Labrador.
2. Early works to 1800. Newfoundland and Labrador