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Title
Carte qui répresente les différentes connoissances que l'on a eues des terres Arctiques depuis 1650 jusqu'en 1747 ausquelles il faut comparer la Carte suivante. Par M. De Vaugondy 1773
Henry Raup Wagner Collection of Maps and Atlases
Creator
Robert de Vaugondy, Didier, 1723-1786
Contributor
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Ellis, Henry, 1721-1806
Date Created and/or Issued
1773
Publication Information
Honnold Mudd Library. Special Collections
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Maps and Mapping at The Claremont Colleges
Rights Information
For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact Honnold Mudd Library Special Collections at https://library.claremont.edu/scl/
Description
Engraved map, 36.5 x 29 issued by Robert de Vaugondy to illustrate the current views of the geography of the northwest in the supplement to Diderot's Encyclopedie. The set was also issued in a smaller form. Consists of four quadrants, each depicting various cartographers' interpretations and representation of the northeastern spaces between North America and Greenland: Sanson (1650), L'Isle (1700 and 1703), and Henry Ellis (1747). Depicts Hudson, Baffin, and Button Bay, the Davis Strait, the Coast of Labrador, and southern Greenland.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
mam00040.tif
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll14/id/47
Language
French
Subject
North America - Maps
Canada - Geography
Canada - Maps
Cartography
Continents
Hydrography
Maps
North America
North America - Maps - Early works to 1800
Arctic Coast (Canada)
Place
North America
Canada
Greenland
Source
Original map, 45.5 x 38 cm: Henry Raup Wagner Collection of Maps and Atlases, folder w637.
Relation
Maps and Mapping at The Claremont Colleges - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll14

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