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Title
Carte Générale des découvertes de l'Amiral de Fonte
Creator
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Date Created and/or Issued
1758
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 http://libraries.claremont.edu/sc
Description
By Delisle. 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. Includes the routes of several French explorers.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll14/id/50
Language
French
Subject
North America - Maps
Alaska - Discovery and exploration
Bering Sea
Bering Strait
Canada - Geography
Canada - Maps
Cartography
Continents
Hydrography
Maps
North Pole
North America
North America - Maps - Early works to 1800
Northern Hemisphere
Voyages and travels - Early works to 1800
Place
Asia
Atlantic Ocean
Bering Sea
Canada
Greenland
North America
Source
Original map, 46 x 38 cm: Henry Raup Wagner Collection of Maps and Atlases, folder w637
Relation
Maps and Mapping at The Claremont Colleges - http://cdm15831.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15831coll14

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