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TitleA general map of the northern British colonies in America : which comprehends the province of Quebec, the government of Newfoundland, Nova-Scotia, New-England and New-York.
Variant TitleNorthern British Colonies
SubjectNorth America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Newfoundland and Labrador--Maps--Early works to 1800
Banks (Oceanography)--North Atlantic Ocean--Maps--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca 1:3 700 000] (W 82°--W 45°/N 54°--N 39°). Colour. Decorative title cartouche. Relief shown pictorially. Bar scale in British statute miles. "From the maps published by the Admiralty and Board of Trade, regulated by the astronomic and trigonometric observations of Major Holland and corrected from Governor Pownall's late map 1776" (title cartouche).
CreatorRobert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPrinted for Robt. Sayer & Jno. Bennett, map & sea chartsellers
Dimensions of Original48 x 67 cm
ContributorsHolland, Samuel, 1728-1801
Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805
Location DepictedCanada, Eastern
United States--New England
United States--New York
United States--New Jersey
United States--Pennsylvania
Banks (Oceanography)--North Atlantic Ocean
Time Period18th Century
Local Call NumberG 3300 1776 R6 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
Record NoCNS-M0009
SourcePrint map held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Maps
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
High ResolutionRight click link to download jpeg (15.5 MB) -- Right click link to download tif file (261.9 MB)
CONTENTdm file name10.jpg
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