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Place of creation



D. Lizars

1 map : hand col. ; 36 x 87 cm on sheet 45 x 103 cm.

Scope and content

This copy contain only North America. Portion of the map depicting South America is missing.

Cartographic material
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f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC175341
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Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 232
Cartographic material
90: Open
232 Item no. assigned by LAC 232
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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 by hachures.

"LVIII" appears in upper left margin.

"LIX" appears in upper right margin.

Map original published in 4 section. LAC holds the upper two sections depicting North America, The lower sections of the map depicting South America are missing from this copy.

From Lizards: The Edinburgh geographical and historical atlas : comprehending a sketch of the history of geography; a view of the principles of mathematical, physical, civil, and political geography; an account of the geography, statistics, and history of each continent, state and kingdom, delineated [1831?]

Physical description note
Originally published in sections. This copy has been attached, thus the two page numbers.

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

Related materials
For other copies and editions see: AMICUS No. 17076527.

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1: 24 000 000] (E 170°--E 30°/N 80°--N 10°)

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 761, no 58.
David Rumsay Map Collection (

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps.
2. Canada
3. United States - Maps.


Other system control no.