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Chart of the Banks of Newfoundland, drawn from a great number of hydrographical surveys, these charts are followed, according to them executed by order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty in England

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Creator

Keulen, Gerard van

Date

1783

Publisher

Gerard Hulst van Keulen

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:1,160,000]

Language

English; Dutch

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Nautical charts--Newfoundland and Labrador--Early works to 1800
  • Coasts--Newfoundland and Labrador--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Grand Banks of Newfoundland--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Grand Banks of Newfoundland
Extent

1 chart ; 59 x 108 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • Second of 6 charts bound in a set, apparently an English version of Van Keulen's "Eene verzameling van nieuwe zee-karten van Noord-America," intended for use during the American Revolution.
  • Prime meridians: Paris, Tenerife, and Greenwich.
  • Oriented with north to the right.
  • Depth shown by soundings.
  • Chart in English. Scale bar in Dutch.

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