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Highly detailed map of the World on Mercator's Projection, identifying the routes of Captain James Cook's 3 voyages aboard the Endeavor (1768-1771) and Resolution (1772-1780). Drawn by Lt. Roberts, who accompanied Cook on his voyages, the map provides a detailed, large format account of Cook's 3 expeditions, includes dates and the many places where Cook coasted and landed during his 12 years at Sea. There are also notes from several other major discoveries in Australia and the South Pacific and annotations, providing details of the voyages and or the history of the discovery of certain regions.
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
"3" appears in upper right margin.
Shows Endeavor's tracks, 1768-1771; and two voyages by Resolution, 1772-1775 and 1776-1780.
Includes reference to the colour. The British discoveries in the Pacific Ocean & c - red; The Russion discoveries on the N.E. Coast of Asia & N.W. Coast of America - blue.
From William Faden's [General Atlas], 1794, map no. 3
Citation / reference note
LeGear, Entry 6010, map no. 3
Availability of other formats note
1. Cook, James, 1728-1779.
2. Pacific Coast (North America) - Discovery and exploration - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Endeavour (Ship)
4. Resolution (Ship)
5. Voyages around the world--Maps--To 1800.
6. Discoveries in geography--Maps--To 1800.
7. World - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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