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Chart containing part of the Icy Sea with the adjacent coast of Asia and America Jefferys, Thomas, -1771

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[1:19 008 000] ; (W 202 degrees 35 minutes-W 107 degrees-35 minutes / N 82 degrees-N 60 degrees).

Coastlines; rivers; route of Capt. Behring 1728, the Russians 1731 and 1732.

Tables with text comparing latitudes observed by Capt. Behring on the coast of Siberia and by Moll and Senex; other text referring to exploration of North America and Asia.

Prime meridians: London (top); Ferro (bottom).

Watermark in left half.

Map extends beyond neat line on the left.

Line title in bottom border centre

In: Coolie Verner Collection, Series 1750-1770

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