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Arctic America Sheet I from Cape Barrow to Cape Krusenstern [cartographic material] / 





Place of creation



The Admiralty

1 map : mounted on linen, b.&w. ; 32 x 25 cm.

Scope and content

Chart shows southern coastline of beaufort Sea from Point Banner, Alaska in the west to Coronation Gulf, Nunavut in the east.

Cartographic material
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27824
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Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC 27824
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Item no. (creator)
1711 BA
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 290b
Cartographic material
90: Open
707 Item no. assigned by LAC 290b
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
10,000s .P5 1801-

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Pictorial relief.

Prime meridian Greenwich.

Bottom right corner: J. & C. Walker, sculp.

No. 1711 appears in bottom right margin.

Published according to Act of Parliament at the Hydrographic Office of the Admirality, May 10th, 1845.

Sold by R.R. Bate, Agent to the Admirality charts, 21 Poultry and Royal Exchange East.

Includes compass rose.

On verso: marble paper with title plate: Arctic America, Sheet 1 Cape barrow to Cape Krusenstern N1711.

Physical condition note
Stained along panel fold line.

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

Related materials
For other copies and editions of this sheet see: Mikan 367442 ; Mikan 35674452 ; Mikan 3674450 and Mikan 3674434.

For other maps sheets from the orginal set entitled "Arctic Charts" see item 290 Mikan 3674285 (NMC 27826) ; item 290A Mikan 3674336 (NMC 27823) and item 290C Mikan 3674308 (NMC 27825)

Accompanying material note
Accompanied by a case entitled "Arctic Charts" that orginally held items 290, 290a, 290b and 290c.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27824.

Subject heading

1. Beaufort Sea.
2. Nautical charts - Alaska.
3. Nautical charts - Arctic coast (Canada)
4. Nautical charts - Canada.
5. Nautical charts - Canada, northern.
6. Nautical charts - United States.
7. Nautical charts - Nunavut.
8. Nautical charts - Yukon.
9. Nautical charts - Northwest Territories.
10. Nautical charts - Arctic Ocean.