Canso Harbor


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Item Information

Title:
Canso Harbor
Title (alt.):
Sailing directions for Canso Harbour
Sailing directions for St. Peter's Bay
Cartographer:
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824
Date:
1775
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Nautical charts--Nova Scotia--Early works to 1800
Nautical charts--Canso Harbour--Early works to 1800
Coasts--Nova Scotia--Maps--Early works to 1800
Nova Scotia--Maps--Early works to 1800
Canso Harbour (N.S.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Canso
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Saint Peters
Canso Harbour
Extent:
1 chart ; 54 x 37 cm, on sheet 79 x 56 cm + 2 sheets (79 x 56 cm)
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
[London] : Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:28,300]
Language:
English
Notes:
Chart of eastern Nova Scotia, from Durrell Island to Little Dover (White) Island.
Depths shown by soundings.
Oriented with north toward the upper right.
Inset: "View of Port George taken from the top of Binney Isle."
Longitude errors are erased and corrected in manuscript.
Manuscript longitude label above map incorrect.
Accompanied by sailing directions for Canso Harbour and St. Peter's Bay.
Appears in the author's Atlantic Neptune. London : J.F.W. Des Barres, 1777-[1781].
Identifier:
06_01_008286
06_01_008287
06_01_008288
Call #:
G1106.P5 D47 1777
Barcode:
30000003798020