Maps Map of the Crown Prince Islands, Disco [sic] Bay, Greenland /

Format Maps
Contributors Sandgreen, Silas
Dates 1925
Location Crown Prince Islands
Disko Bay
Language English
Subjects Crown Prince Islands
Crown Prince Islands (Greenland)
Disko Bay
Disko Bay (Greenland)
Maps, Manuscript
Relief Models
Map of the Crown Prince Islands, Disco [sic] Bay, Greenland /
Other Title
Map of the Crown Prince Islands, Disko Bay, Greenland
Map of the Crown Prince Islands, Disko Bay, Greenland
Contributor Names
Sandgreen, Silas.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Crown Prince Islands (Greenland)--Relief models
-  Crown Prince Islands (Greenland)--Maps, Manuscript
-  Disko Bay (Greenland)--Relief models
-  Disko Bay (Greenland)--Maps, Manuscript
-  Greenland--Crown Prince Islands
-  Greenland--Disko Bay
-  The present model was made by Mr. Sandgreen to represent the kinds of models made in the past by Eskimo ancestors.
-  The wooden pieces were carved to represent the actual landform of the islands and the carvings were attached to the sealskin base within pencil location outlines.
-  Title and other bibliographic information were taken from a typewritten data sheet (3 x 5 in.) affixed to the bottom of the plywood baseboard.
-  Oriented with north toward the upper right (appxrox. 40° west of north).
-  Manuscript: The islands are painted in black, brown, and light blue to represent their actual colors.
-  One of the carved wooden islands is missing adjacent to the left sheet edge near the N.W. corner.
-  Includes north-south direction arrow drawn in lead-pencil at upper right and pencilled no. at sheet edge near the direction arrow.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
1 relief model : wood, col., mounted on sealskin base, nailed to plywood baseboard ; 89 x 61 x 4 cm.
Call Number
G3382.C5C18 1926 .S3
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3382c ct001822
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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