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A chart of the world, according to Mercator's projection shewing the latest discoveries of Capt. Cook. [cartographic material] / 


June 15th 1785

Place of creation



C. Dilly & G. Robinson

1 map : hand col. outline ; 36 x 47 cm on sheet 43 x 53 cm.

Scope and content

Interesting map of the World, published shortly after Cook's third voyage. Shows the results of Cook's discoveries along the NW Coast of America and in the Pacific. Shows the track of Capt. Cook in the Endeavoir in 1768,1769, 1770 and 1771. His track in the Resolution in 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775 and his track in the Resolution 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27689
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #72
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

Pictorial relief.

W. Darton, sc. Tottenham appears in bottom left margin.

#3 Cook appears in upper right margin.

From: William Gutherie's The atlas to Guthrie's New System of Geography, map No. [25]

"Published as the Act directs June 15th 1785 by C. Dilly & G. Robinson, London."

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 states see: Mikan 4215153 (NMC 8079) ; G1015 .G87 1785 - fol. Vault (AMICUS No. 26306130)

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate (W 180°--E 180°/N 82°--S 80°)

Citation / reference note
LeGear, Entry 6006, map no [25]

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27689 (copy 2)

Subject heading

1. World - Maps.


Other system control no.