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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Date:
1785
Short Title:
Norton Sound, Bherings Strait.
Publisher:
G. Nicol and T. Cadell
London
Type:
Book Map; Chart Map
Obj Height cm:
28
Obj Width cm:
42
Scale 1:
4,400,000
Note:
Engraved nautical chart. Relief shown pictorially; depths by soundings. Shows ship's track, etc. David contains a quote from Capt. Bligh (from Gould, 1928, p. 377), "Here is a gross mistake for Anderson's & the east end of Clerk's Island is one & the same land, and how they have blundered to lay them down as two I cannot conceive"
Reference:
David, A. The charts and coastal views of Captain Cook's voyages, 3.161A; Mitchell, 1714.
Country:
Russia
State/Province:
Alaska
Region:
Bering Sea; Chukchi Sea
Full Title:
Chart of Norton Sound and of Bherings Strait made by the East Cape of Asia and the West Point of America. (Copied by Lieut. Henry Roberts. London, G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785)
List No:
3405.016
Page No:
v. 2 (facing p. 466)
Series No:
18
Engraver or Printer:
Roberts, Henry, Lieut.
Publication Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779; King, James
Pub Date:
1785
Pub Title:
Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery , in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780. In three volumes. Vol. I. and II. written by Captain James Cook, F.R.S. Vol. III. by Captain James King, LL.D. and F.R.S. ... The second edition. (with Atlas) London: Printed by H. Hughs, For G. Nicol, Bookseller to his Majesty, in the Strand; and T. Cadell, in the Strand. M.DCC.LXXXV.
Pub Reference:
Mitchell, 1552.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
3405.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
13
Pub Height cm:
28
Pub Width cm:
23
Image No:
3405016
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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