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British North America [cartographic material] /  


25 April1848

Place of creation



J. Arrowsmith

1 map : hand col. outline ; 46 x 61 cm on sheet 55 x 68 cm.

Scope and content

Map shows Canada, Alaska, Greenland and the Northern United States. Does not show Newfoundland.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC90078
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #367
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 information

Relief shown by hachures.

Longitude west of Greenwich

"40" appears in bottom right margin.

From: The London atlas of universal geography

Physical condition note
On verso: scotch tape.

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 or editions see: Mikan 4146433 (NMC 90079) ; Carto - G3400 1857 .A77 - H2 (AMICUS No. 17077794)(NMC 88411) ; Carto - G3400 1858.A77 - H2 (AMICUS No. 26306351)(NMC 98266) ;Carto - G1019. A78 1847 - fol./Vault ( AMICUS No. 26304897) ; Carto - G1019 .A78 1844 - fol./Vault ( AMICUS No. 26304897)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1: 9 504 000] (W 175°--W 30°/N 80°--N 35°)

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC90078.

Exhibitions note
Over the Rockies: The Discovery & Mapping of the Canadian West 1700-1886. An Exhibition held at the Royal Ontario Museum, March and April, 1956

Subject heading

1. Canada - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.


Other system control no.