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North America [cartographic material] / 


[ca. 1834]

Place of creation



Samuel Walker

1 map : b. & w. ; 22 x 19 cm on sheet 28 x 23 cm.

Scope and content

Copper engraved map of the continent with good detail for this style of map. The Rocky Mountains form a single dominant range down the entire continent. The western river systems are particularly well represented along with numerous Indian names. L. Trimpanogos carries the notation "Doubtful". The Aleutians are attached to Alaska and called Alayska.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC191048
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #218
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/1000/[between 1830 and 1841]

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired.
Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures.

Longitude west from Washington.

"Published by Samuel Walker".

Physical condition note
Torn along right margin.

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

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:31 680 000] (W 170°--W 25°/N 80°--N 10°)

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC191048.

Subject heading

1. Canada
2. United States - Maps.


Other system control no.