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Discoveries in the Arctic Sea, between Baffin Bay, Melville Island & Cape Bathurst ; [cartographic material] : shewing the coasts explored by the officers of the various expeditions commanded by Sir James Ross, Sir John Richardson, Captss. Austin & Ommanney, Sir John Ross & Commr. Phillips, Wm. Penny of the Lady Franklin, Dr. John Rae, Wm. Kennedy of the Isabel, Sir Edward Belcher & Captn Kellett, Captn. Inglefield & Captn. McClure ; in search of Sir John Franklin /


Nov 16th, 1852


10 Soho Square, London

Place of creation



John Arrowsmith

1 map : hand col. ; 44 x 76 cm on sheet 56 x 83 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC21054
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
293 Item no. assigned by LAC 293
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/800/1852 (Nov) [ie. 1853]

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Includes reference legend.

Map originally in two sections that have glued together.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 293

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

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 21054.

Exhibitions note
Exhibition Title: North: Landscapes of Imagination. Curator: National Library of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1995.10.19-1995.04.05.
Up North: The Discovery and Mapping of the Canadian Arctic, 1511-1944" An Exhibtion held at The Royal Ontario Museum April 1958

Subject heading

Canada - Arctic - Coastal waters - Exploration - Voyages in search of Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847 - Maps.