Carte Generale des Descouvertes de l'Amiral de Fonte representant la grande probabilite d'un Passage au Nord Ouest par Thomas Jefferys Geographe du Roi a Londres 1768

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Carte Generale des Descouvertes de l'Amiral de Fonte representant la grande probabilite d'un Passage au Nord Ouest par Thomas Jefferys Geographe du Roi a Londres 1768

Title Translation: General Map of the Discoveries of the Admiral de Fonte representing the Great Probability of a Passage to the North West by Thomas Jefferys Geographer of the King in London 1768

Barcode: 751

Creator: Jefferys, Thomas, -1771

Printmaker: Robert de Vaugondy, Didier, 1723-1786

Translator: Robert de Vaugondy, Didier, 1723-1786

Region Depicted: Arctic regions · Greenland · Russia · Alaska · Arctic Ocean · North Pole · Northwest Passage · Canada · Oregon · California · Idaho · Nevada · Montana · Wyoming · Utah · Colorado · Arizona · New Mexico

Date Produced: 1772

Date Published: 1772

Language: French

Subjects: Pacific and Mountain States · Arctic regions · Greenland · Russia · Alaska · Arctic Ocean · North Pole · Northwest Passage · Canada · Bering Strait · Juan de Fuca, Strait of (B.C. and Wash.) · Fuentes, Bartolome? de, active 17th century · Exploration and discovery · Maps--Early works to 1800

Map Type: Geographical

Dimensions: 29 x 36 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Note: "Cette Carte a ete traduite par M de Vaugondy et gravee a Paris en 1772."

Brief Description: Map centered on the Bering Strait and showing adjacent lands. The map shows the Juan de Fuca Strait creating a link between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

Physical Description: 1 map: uncolored, illustrated

Theme: The Acadèmie Royale des Sciences and France as the King of Cartography, 1700-1783

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: http://www.oshermaps.org/map/751.0001