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Arctic regions, with all the discoveries to 1853 [cartographic material]. 





Place of creation



George Phillips & Son

1 map : hand col. ; 51 x 59 cm on sheet 54 x 68 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27784
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
296 Item no. assigned by LAC 296
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/800/[1853] (Variant B)

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.
5441 0000000094467640000944676400000000000

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures.

Prime meridian Greenwich.

Shows routes of various explorers including Parry, Ross and Richardson.

71 appears in upper right margin.

2 insets: [Russian America] 11 x 25 cm -- Capt. Franklin's Journey from Coppermine River, to the head of Bathurst Inlet & return by Hood's River. 14 x 21 cm.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 296.

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

Related materials
For other copy see: H2/800/[1853] (Variant A) (NMC 62945).

Citation / reference note
Alaska's Virtual Library Digital Archives.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27784.

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. Arctic Coast (Canada) - Maps.
2. Maps. Greenland
3. Arctic region - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
4. Hudson Bay
5. Baffin Bay - Maps.


Other system control no.