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The North-pole [cartographic material] = Polus Arcticus cum vicinis regionibus.





Place of creation


1 map : col. ; 13 cm in diam on sheet 29 x 19 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27821
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
249 Item no. assigned by LAC 249
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Library of Congress class no.
G/3270/1635/H66 Copy 1

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown pictorially.

Upper right corner # 29, while bottom of map has D3.

On verso: text entitled The North-pole with # 29 in upper left corner and signature at bottom of page DO.

Ancillary maps: Farre insule -- Scetland insulae -- Frisla insula.

Plate from: Historia mundi or Mercator's atlas ... / by Ivdocus Hondy. London : Printed by T. Cotes for Michael Sparke and Samuel Cartwright, 1635. P. 29; signature D3. Two copies of atlas are held by the National Archives of Canada. see Amicus No 26306196.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 249

Copperplate engraving.

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 189017 (NMC 51665) ; Mikan 3810469 (NMC 8250) ; AMICUS No 32990220.

Citation / reference note
Kershaw,vol. 1, entry 29, p. 37.
Burden, entry 154.
Koeman, vol.II, p.549.
Phillips, entry 451, map 29. Phillips, entry 4255.

Language note
Place names appearing on map are in Latin. Text on verso is in English.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27821.

Varying form of title

Subject heading

Arctic regions