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A chart of the Atlantic or Western Ocean; from the parallel of 3 degrees to 59°30' north latitude, drawn from the latest observations of the Engliish, French and Spanish astronomers wherein is delinated the track of his Majesty's fleet, commanded by the late Viscount Nelson, K.B., Vice Adm. of the White, &.c. &.c. in pursuit of the combined fleets of France and Spain 1805. A course which in its consquences led to the Glorious Victory of Trafalgar [cartographic material]  copied from His Lordship's original manuscript, under his Lordship's special direction, & is now offered to the public as the slight tribute of an individual to his Lordship's fame and memory /


Augt. 12th 1807

Place of creation



W. Faden

1 map : mounted on paper, b. & w. 58 x 87 cm on sheet 66 x 95 cm.

Scope and content

Chart shows the Atlantic Ocean including the eastern coast of North America, the West Indies and the northern part of South America, and the coasts of western Europe and northwest Africa. The map shows the track of the HMS Victory to the West Indies and back to West Africa in 1805 and the Track of the Warley to the Coast of Africa and the Cape Verde Islands in the same year

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27699
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 88
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired
Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Additional name(s)

Engraver: Penny, Richard.

Additional information

Relief shown by soundings.

Prime meridian Greenwich.

"R. Penny, sculpt." appears in bottom right margin

"VI" appears in bottom left corner.

Published by W. Faden, Geographer to His and to H.R.H. the prince of Wales, Charing Cross, Augt. 12th 1807.

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

Related materials
See also Mikan 4152100 (NMC 86952)

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate (W 90°--W 20°/N 60°--N 3°)

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27699

Subject heading

1. Nautical charts - Atlantic Ocean.


Other system control no.