Sketch of North America [cartographic material] : shewing the proposed route of Capt. Back / C. Bradbury Lithg.

Author
Back, George, 1796-1878 [Browse]
Format
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Language
English
Published/​Created
London : published for the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, by John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1833.
Description
  • Scale [ca. 1:20,370,000 at 40° N] (W 170°00'--W 30°00'/N 80°00'--N 36°00').
  • 1 map : col. ; 23 X 29 cm.

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Notes
  • Fury Pt. where the Fury was lost [1825] and Capt. Ross's intended track [1829] are shown.
  • Proposed water and portage route from New York to Great Slave Lake shown in red.
  • Reported and conjectural coastlines, rivers, and islands shown by dotted lines.
  • From: Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Vol. 3 (1833), pp. 64-71; held in Firestone Library. Call number: G7 .J687 v.3 1833.
With
Issued to accompany article: Account of the route to be pursued by the Arctic land expedition in search of Captain Ross / communicated by Captain Back, R.N. Read before the Royal Geographical Society, December 10, 1831.
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  • Available also online through: Princeton University Libraries, Digital Map & Geographic Data Web site.
  • Online version of companion article available also through the JSTOR Web site. Access limited to subscribing member institutions only.
Other title(s)
Sketch of North America
In
Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Vol. 3 (1833), p. 64-71, facing page 70. London : John Murray
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