Andrew McCormick Maps and Prints

Carte générale des découvertes de l'Amiral de Fonte representant la grande probabilité d'un passage au nord oust [unknown]

Description

Engraved print in black depicting the conception of North America, Asia, the north Pacific Rim and Arctic. Especially notable is the inclusion of the discoveries of various explorers, the fictitious Northwest Passage, and 'Nations des Pigmees' in the north. This map also features the Juan de Fuca Strait.
Date depicted is 1768.

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Images provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books & Special Collections: http://rbsc.library.ubc.ca/

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