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TitleA correct draught of the North Pole and of all the countries hitherto discovered, intercepted between the Pole and the parallel of 50 degrees
SubjectNorthern Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800
Arctic regions--Maps--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca 1:22 500 000] (W 180°--E 180°/N 90°--N 49°). Centred on the North Pole. Compass rose. Prime meridian London. Decorative title cartouche. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text on contemporary exploration. "Exhibiting the most remarkable tracts of our English navigators, & in their several attempts to find the Northeast and Northwest passages. Drawn from the most approved modern maps and charts, and adjusted by astronomical observations" (title cartouche).
CreatorBowen, Emanuel, d. 1767
Date[178-?]
Dimensions of Original38 x 41 cm
Location DepictedArctic Regions
Time Period18th Century
LanguageEng
NotesCNS map 343.
Local Call NumberG 3270 178- B68 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
FormatImage/jpeg
Record NoCNS-M0093
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 (19 MB) http://collections.mun.ca/maps/G_3270_178_B68_MAP.jpg -- Right click link to download tif file (351 MB) http://collections.mun.ca/maps/G_3270_178_B68_MAP.tif
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