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TitleA chart of part of the south coast of Newfoundland including the islands of Langley, St. Peters and Miquelon with the southern entrance into the Gulph of St. Laurence
SubjectSouth Coast (N.L.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Saint Pierre and Miquelon--Maps--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca. 1:190 000] (W 59°30'--W 55°00'/N 48°00'--N 46°30'). Covers from Cape Anguille to Recontre Islands in Fortune Bay. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Bar scale in English and French leagues. Two compass roses with variation and rhumb lines. List of symbols used to indicate anchorages, rocks above water, rocks under water, general direction of the water current, and states that numbers denote depths in fathoms. Includes two coastal views: High land of Cape Ray -- A view of C. Chapeaurouge or the Mountain of the Hat taken at the point A in the chart. Insets, with various scales: Port aux Basques -- St. Peters Island -- Great Jervis Harbour -- Harbour Briton -- Harbour of St. Laurence.
CreatorCook, James, 1728-1779
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherLaurie & Whittle
Date1794
Dimensions of Original63 x 171 cm
ContributorsLarken, Br. (engraver)
Location DepictedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--South coast
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Time Period18th Century
LanguageEng
Notes"From actual surveys taken by order of Commodore Pallisser, Governor of Newfoundland, Labradore, &c. by James Cook surveyor" (title). The map appears to be made up of three sheets joined together.
Local Call NumberG 3436 P5 1794 C56 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
FormatImage/jpeg
Record NoCNS-M0077
RelationAlso published in: The first part of the North American pilot, . A new ed. London : Laurie and Whittle, 1806.
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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