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Place of creation
Wm. Faden, geographer to the King, Charing Cross
2nd. ed., published January 1st, 1794
Language of material
Conditions of access
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
579 Item no. assigned by LAC 579
Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.
Creator / Provenance
Longitude from the meridian of Greenwich.
Includes explaination legend showing the routes of ships.
Following appears below title: "Advertisement: The interesting discoveries made by British and American ships, since the first publication of this chart in 1784. Together with the Hydrographical materials, lately procured from St. Petersburg and other places have enabled Mr. De la Rochette to lay down the numerous improvements which appear in the present edition, Charing Cross, January 1st, 1808, W. Faden."
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 579.
Citation / reference note
LeGear, Entry 6010, no 45.
Copy / version note
1. Cook, James,
2. North America - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
3. Bering Strait Region - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
4. Russian Far East (Russia) - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
5. Pacific Coast (North America) - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
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