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Mar del Nort [cartographic material]. 





Place of creation



Ioannes Ianssonius

1 map : hand col. , ill. ; 42 x 55 cm on sheet 46 x 59 cm.

Scope and content

Map covers the coastlines of Europe, Greenland, North and Central America and part of West Africia.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27743
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
255 Item no. assigned by LAC 255
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 information

Relief shown pictorially.

Copperplate engraving.

On verso: Text in French for pp. 55-56 . Text titled "Mar del Nort, autrement la grande mer septentrionale, ou Priemier partie de L'ocean qui envrionne toute la terre".

Text on verso has sig. R (under word nom) ; catchword d'ou.

From: Atlantis Majors Quinta Pars, Orbem Maritimum.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 255.

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

Related materials
For other copy of this map see: H3/1-3000/[1650] (NMC 7157).

Cartographic math data
Milliaria Germanica Communia.

Citation / reference note
Burden, entry 290, p 371-372
Koeman, vol. 2, entry ME 164, p 492-493.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27743.

Exhibitions note
This map was part of an exhibition held at The Royal Ontario Museum, April 1958 entitled "Up North: The Discovery and Mapping of the Canadian Arctic, 1511-1944" showcasing MacDonald's Collection

Subject heading

1. Nautical charts - North Atlantic Ocean - Early works to 1800.
2. North Atlantic Ocean - Maps - Early works to 1800.