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TitleChart of St. John's Harbour in Newfoundland, surveyed in October 1798 by Francis Owen, Master of His Majesty's Ship Agincourt
SubjectHarbors--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's--Maps--Early works to 1800
St. John's (N.L.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca 1:8 600] (W 52°43'00"--W 52°40'00"/N 47°35'10"--N 47°33'10"). Bird's eye view. Oriented with north towards the right. Decorative title cartouche. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Bar scale in fathoms. Shows buildings and fortifications. Includes directions for sailing into the harbour. Includes coastal view: Appearance of the land, distant 8 or 9 miles.
CreatorOwen, Francis
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherR. Laurie and J. Whittle
Dimensions of Original44 x 65 cm
Location DepictedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--St. John's
Time Period18th Century
Local Call NumberG 3439 S33 1798 O9 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
Record NoCNS-M0131
RelationDetached from: The first part of the North American pilot, for Newfoundland, Labrador, and the Gulf and River of St. Lawrence. London : Laurie and Whittle, 1809. (Index indicates it is map no. 6).
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 name162.jpg
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