[3 Travel Maps]

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Three travel maps which are meant to accompany a text about expeditions in the area. The first map shows the north pole and northernmost parts of North America and Greenland; some exploration routes and geographic features are noted. The second map shows exploration and discoveries in the Arctic Sea area with regions and some geographic features noted. The third map is a nautical chart of the Port of Lievely with depths marked in fathoms and some relief of surrounding land marked.

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3 maps

Creation Information

Belcher, Edward, Sir, 1799-1877 1855.

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  • L. Reeve
    Place of Publication: London, England

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  • Main Title: [3 Travel Maps]
  • Added Title: Map of the Countries Round the North Pole
  • Added Title: Chart of the Discoveries in the Arctic Sea, From Behring Strait to Baffins Bay, 1819 to 1854.
  • Added Title: Greenland: Plan of the Port of Lievely

Description

Three travel maps which are meant to accompany a text about expeditions in the area. The first map shows the north pole and northernmost parts of North America and Greenland; some exploration routes and geographic features are noted. The second map shows exploration and discoveries in the Arctic Sea area with regions and some geographic features noted. The third map is a nautical chart of the Port of Lievely with depths marked in fathoms and some relief of surrounding land marked.

Physical Description

3 maps

Source

  • The last of the Arctic voyages; being a narrative of the expedition in H. M. S. Assistance, under the command of Captian Sir Edward Belcher, C. B., in search of Sir John Franklin, during the years 1852-53-54. With notes on the natural history, by Sir John Richardson, Professor Owen, Thomas Bell, J. W. Salter and Lovell Reeve., 919.8 B41L

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  • 1855

Start & End Dates

  • 1819 - 1854

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  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:24 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 6, 2015, 1:54 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Belcher, Edward, Sir, 1799-1877. [3 Travel Maps], map, 1855; London, England. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29431/: accessed February 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.