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12 Feby. 1748
Place of creation
Scope and content
Map shows various routes explored in search of the Northwest passage.
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist
274 Item no. assigned by LAC 274
Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.
Depths shown by soundings.
"Published according to Act of parliament 12 Feby., 1748".
Includes illustrations of ships and whales.
Includes text describing the various routes examined in search of the passage.
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Treasures of the National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada : An exhibition of 100 original maps, atlases, globes and architectural plans, 1490-1982, held at the Public Archives of Canada 17 August 1982 to 9 January 1983
1. Northwest Passage - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
2. Arctic regions - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
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