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TitleChart of the harbour and narrows, and plan of the town of St. John's, Newfoundland
SubjectSt. John's (N.L.)--Maps
DescriptionScale [1: 3 600] 300 feet to an inch. "From the most recent Surveys, shewing the different Mercantile Establishments, both on the North and South Sides thereof. N.B. The Surveys are completed to the present time, 10th June, A.D. 1856" (title). Colour. Compass rose with variation. Relief shown by hachures, spot heights and pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Bar scale in feet. Includes illustration: Entrance to St. John's, N.F. Covers from River Head to Government House and from George's Pond to Freshwater Bay, including fortifications and aquaduct, with coloured legend of building material type and index of premises. Includes detailed notes: Description of lights on the south east coast of Newfoundland -- Remarks on the fogs and fog table -- Remarks on the currents.
CreatorPage, Frederick Rowden
Place of Publication[St. John's, NL]
Publisher[Frederick Rowden Page]
Dimensions of Original64 x 87 cm
ContributorsSpreat, William, b. 1816
Location DepictedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--St. John's
Time Period19th Century
NotesCNS map no. 443.
Local Call NumberG 3439 S33 1856 P24 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
Record NoCNS-M0188
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 (70.1 MB) -- Right click link to download tif file (264 MB)
CONTENTdm file name292.jp2
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