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Northern America, British, Russian and Danish possessions in North America. [cartographic material] / 



Place of creation

New York (State)


J.H. Colton & Co

1 map : hand col. ; 29 x 39 cm on sheet 36 x 44 cm.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC105722
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #371
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/1100/1855 (4 variants)

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Longitude west from Washington / Longitude west from Greenwich.

" Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co., in the Clerks Office of the District of the United States for the Southern District of New York".

Text on verso entitled: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.

Includes a decorative strap work border.

From: Colton's General Atlas containing one Hundred and seventy steel plate maps and plans, on one hundred imperial folio sheets.1857, map no. 6.

"No.6" appears in the bottom right margin.

Relief shown by hachures.

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

Related materials
For other copies see:Mikan 4203972 (NMC 105754) ; Mikan 4203979 (NMC 105755) ; Mikan 4140231 (7037)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:19 080 000] (E 10°--W 10°/ N 80°--N 40°)

Citation / reference note
LeGear, Entry 6129, no 6.

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 105722

Exhibitions note
Up North: The Discovery and Mapping of the Canadian Arctic, 1511-1944" An Exhibtion held at The Royal Ontario Museum April 1958
Over the Rockies: The Discovery & Mapping of the Canadian West 1700-1886. An Exhibition held at the The Royal Ontario Museum, March and April, 1956

Subject heading

1. Canada


Other system control no.