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Description found in Archives

A New Mercator's Chart drawn from the latest discoveries. [cartographic material] 

Date(s)

January 1st 1794

Place of creation

England

Publisher

Rt. Wilkinson, No 58 Cornhill

1 map : hand col. ; 26 x 44 cm on sheet 34 x 49 cm.

Scope and content

Map shows the routes travelled by Captain Cook.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27690
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #75
Cartographic material
90: Open
Volume
75
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/10000/1794

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired
Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Additional information

Pictorial relief.

Prime meridian Greenwich.

"W. Harrison, sc." appears in bottom right margin.

From: Wilkinson's A general atlas being a collection of maps of the world and quarters, the principal empires, kingdoms &c. with their several provinces & other subdividiond correctly delineated., London, 1800-[1805], map no. 2

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

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate, Mercator proj. (W 180°--E 180°/N 80°--S 51°)

Citation / reference note
LeGear, Entry 6018, no. 2

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27690

Subject heading

1. World - Maps - Early works to 1800.

Private

Other system control no.

4153242