Andrew McCormick Maps and Prints

A map of the Icy Sea in which the several Communications with the land waters and other new discoveries are exhibited Gibson, J. (John), active 1750-1792

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Circular map. At lower right "J. Gibson Sculpt." Dates on the map show a Dutch ship in the Arctic - 1670, The "Greatland" in the same area 1723 and "Presqu' Isle" (Alaska) 1753. Depicts course along Northwest Passage from Japan to Portugal.

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