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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779; Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773
Date:
1773
Short Title:
River Thames, Mercury Bay, N.Z.
Publisher:
W. Strahan and T. Cadell
London
Type:
Book Map; Chart Map
Obj Height cm:
28
Obj Width cm:
43
Scale 1:
54,000
Note:
Engraved nautical charts with 2 ancillary charts (scales ca. 1:376,000 and 1:75,000). Relief shown by hachures; soundings in fathoms. Shows ship's track, rocks, etc. Latitude value is S 37 degrees 30 mins., not S 47 degrees 30 mins. as stated on map.
Reference:
David, A. The charts and coastal views of Captain Cook's voyages, 1.196A, 1.216A, 1.226A; Mitchell, 860.
Country:
New Zealand
Region:
Coromandel Peninsula (N.Z.); Islands, Bay of (N.Z.)
Full Title:
River Thames and Mercury Bay in New Zealand. (with) Bay of Islands in New Zealand. (with) Tolaga Bay in New Zealand. (London: printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand, MDCCLXXIII).
List No:
3403.039
Page No:
v. 2 (facing p. 323)
Series No:
40
Publication Author:
Byron, John, 1723-1786; Cook, James, 1728-1779; Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773
Pub Date:
1773
Pub Title:
An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavor. Drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, Esq; by John Hawkesworth, LL.D. In three volumes. Illustrated with cuts, and a great variety of charts and maps relative to countries now first discovered, or hitherto but imperfectly known. London: printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand, MDCCLXXIII.
Pub Reference:
Mitchell, 648
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
3403.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
13
Pub Height cm:
28
Pub Width cm:
24
Image No:
3403039
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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River Thames and Mercury Bay in New Zealand. (with) Bay of Islands in New Zealand. …