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TitleCarte réduite du Golphe de St. Laurent contenant l'Isle de Terre-Neuve et partie de la Coste des Esquimaux, l'Isle Royale, l'Isle St. Jean et celle d'Anticosti & ca.
SubjectNautical charts--Newfoundland and Labrador--Early works to 1800
Nautical charts--Saint Lawrence, Gulf of--Early works to 1800
French Shore (N.L.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca. 1:1 550 000] (W 67°00'--W 52°00'/N 51°30'--N 45°00'). Prime meridians London, the Lizard (Cornwall), Tenerife, Ferro and Paris. Compass rose with rhumb lines. Decorative title cartouche. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Bar scale in English and French marine leagues. Includes time zones based on Paris. Shows anchorages and underwater features. This copy of the map has handwritten additions in French (probably 1763-1783) indicating French-English fishing jurisdictions.
CreatorBellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772
Place of Publication[Paris, France]
PublisherLe Dépost
Dimensions of Original47.6 x 82.8 cm
Location DepictedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador
North America--Saint Lawrence, Gulf of
Time Period18th Century
Local Call NumberG 3402 S2 P5 1754 B4 c. 2 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
Record NoCNS-M0216
RelationHas variant copy: hand coloured, record number CNS-M0284. -- From: Bellin, J. N. L'hydrographie françoise... depuis 1737, jusqu'en 1765. Paris : Chez M. Bellin, [1737-1772].
CitationReferences: Phillips 587; NMC catalogue v. 11, p. 311.
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 name343.jp2
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