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Map of the North Polar Regions, from the most recent and authentic Voyages Shewing the Probable Success of the Present Expedition and the tracks of H. M. Ships Shannon & Meleager, Capt. Broughton, also that of the Isabella and Alexander in search of a N. W. Passage, by Captain Ross in 1818, and the subsequent discoveries made by Captns. Parry, Franklin, Scoresby and Cochrane in the years 1819, 1820, 1821, 1822 & 1823, 1824 & 1825. [Dedication] To Sir Philip Bowes Verc Broke, Bart, K. C. B Captain of the Shannon, this map is most respectfully dedicated by his much obliged and humble friend, Henry Martin Leake, Lieut., R. N serving in the Shannon
Norie, J. W. (John William), 1772-1843, creator
Leake, Henry Martin, cartographer
J.W. Norie & Co, publisher
Kashnor, Leon, 1880-1955, seller
Museum Book Store
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
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Kashnor notes, "Shows the tracks of Cockrane to Kamtschatka, Franklin to the Coppermine, and the old boundary between Russian and British America at longitude 141." Descriptive notes lower left and right describe voyages of Ross, Parry, Cochrane, Scoresby, and Franklin. Map first issued in 1818 has been modified to include voyages returning as late as 1825. Prime meridian: GM. Relief: no. Graphic Scale: No. Projection: Polar. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Verso Text: MS. note: 42.
1 map 49 x 46 cm., sheet 56 x 50 cm.
093:042 M
Arctic regions--Maps
Northwest Passage
Time Period
Arctic Region Arctic Region
W 180°
E 180°/N 90°
N 60°
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Purchased en bloc by HEH from the Museum Book Store, April, 1924.

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