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TitleA general chart of the island of Newfoundland with the rocks & soundings
SubjectNewfoundland and Labrador--Maps--Early works to 1800
Nautical charts--Newfoundland and Labrador--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca. 1:1 280 000] (W 60°00'--W 52°00'/N 52°40'--N 46°30'). Prime meridian London. North arrow with rhumb lines. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Bar scale in marine leagues. Shows underwater rocks.
CreatorCook, James, 1728-1779
Lane, Michael, fl. 1768-1784
Place of PublicationLondon, England
PublisherLaurie & Whittle
Date1794
Dimensions of Original53 x 55 cm
ContributorsRobert Laurie and James Whittle (Firm)
Location DepictedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador
Time Period18th Century
LanguageEng
Local Call NumberG 3436 P5 1794 C65 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
FormatImage/jpeg
Record NoCNS-M0201
RelationVariant copy: hand coloured, dated 1775 with different imprint, record number CNS-M0119. -- Detached 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. 1.
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 (37.7 MB) http://collections.mun.ca/maps/AGeneralChartoftheIslandofNewfoundland.jpg -- Right click link to download jpeg (170.3 MB) http://collections.mun.ca/maps/AGeneralChartoftheIslandofNewfoundland.tif
CONTENTdm file name318.jp2
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