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ca. 1565]

Place of creation




1 map : b.& w. ; 23 x 34 cm on sheet 40 x 52 cm.

Scope and content

Shows the area of North and South America, Western Europe and Aftica bordering the Atlantic Ocean. it is one of the earliest printedmaps to carry the name Canada. The name "Ochelay" appears on the map and represents Montreal.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27697
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #92
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/1-3000/[ca. 1566] (copy 1)

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional information

Pictorial relief.

Copperplate engraving.

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 Mikan 4236079 (NMC 7160)

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate

Citation / reference note
Burden, Entry 36.

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27697 (Copy 1)

Exhibitions note
Canada on Maps 1564-1616: Stratford Festival Exhibition 1966.

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1600.
2. South America - Maps - Early works to 1600.
3. Europe, Western - Maps - Early works to 1600.
4. Maps Africa


Other system control no.