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TitleA chart of the Straights of Bellisle with part of the coast of Newfoundland and Labradore, from actual surveys
Variant TitleStraits of Bellisle, with the coast of Newfoundland
SubjectBelle Isle, Strait of (N.L.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca. 1:196 200] (W 58°15'--W 55°10'/N 52°14'--N 50°35'). From surveys by James Cook in 1766 and Michael Lane in 1769 (title). North arrow and compass rose with variation, with rhumb lines. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Legend indicating tides, rocks and anchorages. Bar scale in English and French leagues. Includes detailed note: Sailing directions for the Straights of Bellisle. Insets, in similar style: Bradore Harbour -- Red Bay -- York, or Chateau Bay -- Old Ferolle Harbour -- [Island Quirpon and environs] -- Croque Harbour.
CreatorCook, James, 1728-1779
Lane, Michael, fl. 1768-1784
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherLaurie and Whittle
Dimensions of Original60 x 110 cm
ContributorsRobert Laurie and James Whittle (Firm)
Location DepictedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Belle Isle, Strait of
Time Period18th Century
NotesVariant title from index. Plate no., upper right: XVII.
Local Call NumberG 3436 P5 1794 C6 c.1 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
Record NoCNS-M0166
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 name254.jp2
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