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TitleA chart of the Bay of Placentia on the south coast of Newfoundland
SubjectNautical charts--Newfoundland and Labrador--Placentia Bay--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca 1:220 000] (W 55°30'--W 54°00'/N 48°00'--N 46°35'). Hand coloured. Compass rose with rhumb lines and variation. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Insets, in similar style: Burin Harbours -- Harbour of Placentia [including sectional view] / surveyed by James Cook.
CreatorLane, Michael, fl. 1768-1784
Place of PublicationLondon, England
PublisherJefferys & Faden
Date1773
Dimensions of Original73 x 62 cm
ContributorsCook, James, 1728-1779
Location DepictedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--Placentia Bay
Time Period18th Century
LanguageEng
Local Call NumberG 3437 P6 P5 1773 L3 c.2 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
FormatImage/jpeg
Record NoCNS-M0197
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 (47.7 MB) http://collections.mun.ca/maps/AChartoftheBayofPlacentia.jpg -- Right click link to download jpeg (219.3 MB) http://collections.mun.ca/maps/AChartoftheBayofPlacentia.tif
CONTENTdm file name333.jp2
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