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A chart of the discoveries of Captains Ross, Parry & Franklin in the Arctic regions, in the years 1818, 1819, 1820, 1821 & 1822 [cartographic material] / 





Place of creation



J. Thomson & Co

Scope and content

Map shows the routes taken by Ross and Parry in search of Sir John Franklin in Baffin Bay and Hudson Strait.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27783
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 288
Cartographic material
90: Open
288 Item no. assigned by LAC 288
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/800/[1827] copy 2

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures.

Longitude west from Greenwich.

"76" appears in upper right margin

J. Aspin, delt,. appears in bottom left margin.

Inset map: Capt. Franklin's journey from Coppermine River, to the head of Bathurst Inlet & return by Hood's River. 13 x 21 cm.

Hewitt, sc. Buckingham Place appears in bottom right margin.

Appears to be from John Thomson's New general atlas, 1827

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

Citation / reference note
David Rumsey Map Collection
Phillips, entry 750.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27783

Exhibitions note
Over the Rockies: The Discovery & Mapping of the Canadian West 1700-1886. An Exhibition held at the The Royal Ontario Museum, March and April, 1956

Subject heading

1. Ross, John, Sir, 1777-1856.
2. Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855.
3. Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847.
4. Canada, Northern - Discovery and exploration - Maps.