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Der Weg der Gjöa durch die Northwest Passage [cartographic material]. 





Place of creation


1 map : col. ; 26 x 49 cm on sheet 34 x 53 cm.

Scope and content

Map shows the route that the Gjöa travelled from Kristiania, Norway on16 June 1903 arriving at Kap Nome , Alaska located on the Bering Strait on the 31 August 1906. Also shows the route Amundsen took from Insel Herschel to Eagle City, Alaska.

Cartographic material
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27797
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 301
Cartographic material
90: Open
301 Item no. assigned by LAC 301
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Includes legend.

Bottom right corner: Brend'Amour, Simhart & Co.

Appears to be from Amundsen's "Nordvest-paaagen : beretning om Gjöa - ekspeditionen 1903-1907". 1908.

Physical condition note
On verso: sctoch tape.

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 27797

Exhibitions note
Up North: The Discovery and Mapping of the Canadian Arctic, 1511-1944" An Exhibtion held at The Royal Ontario Museum April 1958

Subject heading

1. Gjøa (Ship)
2. "Gjøa" Expedition (1903-1907) - Map.
3. Amundsen, Roald, 1872-1928 - Travel - Northwest Passage - Maps.
4. Northwest Passage - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
5. Canada - Northern Canada - Northwest passage - Maps.
6. Arctic regions - Discovery and exploration - Maps.