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Septemtrionaliora Americae à Groenlandia, per freta Davidis et Hudson, ad Terram Novam = De Noordelyckste zee kusten van America van Groenland door de Straet Davis en de Straet Hudson tot Terra Neuf [cartographic material]. 





Place of creation


1 map : ill., hand col. ; 49 x 55 cm on sheet 53 x 62 cm.

Scope and content

Map covers the area west from Hudson Bay east to the west coast of Greenland, north to Baffin Island and south to mainland Newfoundland.

Cartographic material
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Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27776
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Cartographic material
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262 Item no. assigned by LAC 262
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Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/800/[1680] copy 2

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Upper right margin "Fol. 28"

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

Map contains two title cartouches, one in Latin and the other in Dutch.

Copperplate engraving.

Appears to be from Louis Renard's "Atlas de la Navigation, et du Commernce quise fait dans toute les parties du monde".

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 262

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

Source of title
Ttitle taken from the two cartouches appearing on map. One title is in Latin while the second is in Dutch.

Related materials
For other copies and editions see:Mikan 3809280 (NMC 27777) ; Mikan 3816145 (NMC 8510) ; Mikan 3816161 (NMC 17609) ; Mikan 3816163 (NMC 52005)

Cartographic math data
Map contains 4 bar scales: Geometrische of Duytsche mylen van 15 in een Graad -- Miliaria Geometrica 15 in uno Gradu -- Fransche Mylen van 15 in een Graadu -- Miliaria Galica 20 in uno Gradu.

Citation / reference note
Burden, entry 466, state 3, p. 92-93.
Kershaw, entry 211, p.198.
Koeman, vol. 4, entry Ren 1, p. 432-433. Koeman, vol. 4, entry Ren 2, p. 433-434.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27776

Subject heading

1. Nautical charts - North America - Early works to 1800.
2. Nautical charts - Canada, northern - Early works to 1800.
3. Early works to 1800. Canada, Eastern
4. Hudson Bay - Maps - Early works to 1800.
5. Navigation - Canada - Early works to 1800.
6. Nautical charts - Greenland - Early works to 1800.
7. Navigation - Greenland - Early works to 1800.
8. Davis Strait - Maps - Early works to 1800.