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Carta particolare della terra, nuoua con la gran Baia et il Fiume grande della Canida [cartographic material] / La longitudine Coincia da l'Isola di Pico d'Asores. D'America Cara. prima L°6°



Place of creation




1 map : ill., b. & w. ; 49 x 74 cm on sheet 57 x 80 cm.

Scope and content

First printed sea chart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Shows Atlantic Canada, depths, place names & includes notes on currents, etc.

Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC124403
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 309
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/1102/[1646-1647] (copy 2)

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired.
Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Bathymetry indicated by soundings.

Illustrated with compass rose and sailing ship.

Copperplate engraving.

A. Lucini, fece. appears in lower right margin.

Note: From Dudley's Arcano dell Mare.1646-47, Map no [99]

"La longitudine Coincia da l'Isola di Pico d'Asores. D'America Cara. prima L°6°" appears below title

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

Related materials
For other copies or states see Mikan 4295950 (NMC 21048)

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate (W 69°--W 51°/N 53°--N 43°)

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 457, map no [99]
Burden, Entry 277, State 2
Kershaw, Entry 90

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC124403 (copy 2).

Exhibitions note
Up North: The Discovery and Mapping of the Canadian Arctic, 1511-1944" An Exhibtion held at The Royal Ontario Museum April 1958

Subject heading

1. New France - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Atlantic Provinces - Maps - Early works to 1800.


Other system control no.