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Charles Smith: Chart Illustrative of the Voyages and Travels of Captains Ross, Parry, and Franklin

Map: POLAR498
 
Cartographer: Charles Smith
Title: Chart Illustrative of the Voyages and Travels of Captains Ross, Parry, and Franklin
Date: 1834
Published: London
Width: 14 inches / 36 cm
Height: 10 inches / 26 cm
Map ref: POLAR498
Description:
Copper-engraved map of the Canadian Arctic showing the discoveries of Ross, Parry, and Franklin, but pre-dating McClure's successful navigation of the Northwest Passage by a decade. The land's discovered by each of the captains is indicated by colour-coding: brown for Ross, red and yellow for Parry, and green for Franklin. A short block of text in the lower-left corner describes the voyages.

Original hand-colour. [POLAR498]