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May 23rd., 1785
Place of creation
C. Dilly & G. Robinson
Scope and content
This map shows Canada from Baffins Bay to Lake Superior and from Newfoundland to Lake Athabasca. Lakes, rivers, bays, towns, villages and other features are shown and named. Note that on this map the Mississippi R. runs north of the 49th parallel. This map was published in several editions of the Atlas to Guthries System of Geography... between 1770 and 1795. This plate probably appeared in the 1786 edition of the atlas.
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Prime meridian west from Ferro and west from London.
"W. Darton, sc., Tottenham" appears in bottom right margin.
"Publish'd as the Act directs May 23rd 1785 by C. Dilly & G. Robinson, London."
From Gutherie's "The atlas to Gutherie's system of geography", 1795.
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Citation / reference note
Availability of other formats note
1. Canada - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Great Britain - Colonies - America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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