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TitleIsland of St. Peters
SubjectNautical charts--Saint Pierre and Miquelon--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca. 1:12 000]|c(W 56°15'--W 56°09'/N 46°49'--N 46°45'). Hand coloured. Compass rose with rhumb lines. North oriented to bottom of page. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows underwater rocks. Bar scale in miles. The map page and verso include the following texts, under the running title A description of Newfoundland: A description of the sea-coasts of Newfoundland, from Cape Race to Placentia -- Some directions which ought to be taken notice of by those who sail to Newfoundland -- A description of the Island of St. Peters / Capt. Wm. Taverner. Includes a coastal view of Cape Mutton and an illustration of two Great Auks.
Place of Publication[London]
Publisher[Mount and Page]
Dimensions of Original30.1 x 24.2 cm
Location DepictedSaint Pierre and Miquelon
Time Period18th Century
Local Call NumberG 3651 P5 1721 I87 c.1 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
Record NoCNS-M0175
RelationFrom: The English pilot : the fourth book, p. 17-18.
CitationReferences: Phillips and LeGear 1157, 1158, 1160, 1163, 1164, 1168, 1171, 10314, 10315, 10318. This map appeared in editions noted in Phillips and LeGear that were published between 1721 and 1784.
SourcePrint map held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Maps
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
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CONTENTdm file name268.cpd