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Place of creation
Scope and content
Map covers the area from the west coast of Hudson Bay to the west coast of Iceland and south to present day Nova Scotia.
Conditions of access
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
260 Item no. assigned by LAC 260
Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.
Includes navigational rumb lines.
Includes decorative title and scale cartouches, illustrations of ships, animals, the native population and explorers. Also shows the major known fishing banks off the coast of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
Includes notes in Dutch on either side of the Hudson Bay.
Map appears to be from Doncker's "Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Werelt, 1705"
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 260
Physical condition note
Cartographic math data
Citation / reference note
Kershaw, vol. 1, entry 202, p. 187.
Copy / version note
1. Nautical charts - Atlantic coast (Canada)
2. Greenland - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Iceland - Maps - Early works to 1800.
4. Atlantic Coast (Canada) - Maps - Early works to 1800.
5. Canada - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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