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Chart of the arctic regions [cartographic material] from the Admiralty surveys.


[ca. 1853]



Place of creation



James Wyld

1 map : hand col. ; 37 cm in diam. on sheet 47 x 49 cm.

Scope and content

Map shows Arctic exploration by various British Explorers.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27792
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
294 Item no. assigned by LAC 294
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/800/[1853] copy 1

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Meridian of Greenwich.

"Published by James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen and H.R.H. Prince Albert, Charing Cross, East London".

"To Lady Franklin: This sketch is dedicated by her obliged and obedient servant James Wyld".

Includes a colour coded reference list of explorers.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 294.

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 see: Mikan 3819951 (NMC 27793) ; AMICUS No 28938758 (NMC 197197)

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27792

Exhibitions note
Up North: The Discovery and Mapping of the Canadian Arctic, 1511-1944" An Exhibtion held at The Royal Ontario Museum April 1958

Subject heading

Arctic regions - Exploration - Routes - Maps.