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Paskaert zynde de Noordelijckste zeekuften van America van Groenland [cartographic material] : door de straet Davis ende straet Hudson tot Terra Neuf.





Place of creation


1 map : ill., hand col. ; 45 x 54 cm on sheet 52 x 57 cm.

Scope and content

Map shows area from northern tip of Newfoundland to present day Labrador along Hudson Strait to the coast along Buttons Bay and Baffin Bay and over to the east coast of Greenland.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27775
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
258 Item no. assigned by LAC 258
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/1101/91666] copy 3

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Map is illustrated with 2 decorative cartouches and sailing ships.

Includes 3 bar scales: Duytsche mylen 15 in een graadt ; Spaansche mylen 17 1/2 in een graadt ; Engels en Franse mylen 20 een graadt.

Hand colouring on this map differs from map 257. Bottom right corner of map is torn.

From Pieter Goos's De zee-atlas; ofte, Water-weereld, published in Amsterdam in 1666?

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 258.

Includes rumb lines characteristic of sea charts and illustrations of sailing ships.

Physical condition note
Map is torn along oustide margin. On verso of map scotch tape.

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 3816229 (NMC 8654) ; Mikan 3816228 (NMC 7289) ; Mikan 3808648 (NMC 27774)

Citation / reference note
Phillips, entry 473, map 31.
Phillips, entry 474, map 30.
Koeman, vol. 4, Goos 1B, p. 196-197.
Kershaw, vol. 1, entry 197, p. 183.
Armstrong, entry 13.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27775.

Subject heading

1. Nautical charts - Canada, northern - Early works, 1651-1700.
2. Nautical charts - Greenland - Early works, 1651-1700.