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

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Title
Map of the Crown Prince Islands, Disco [sic] Bay, Greenland
Other Title
Map of the Crown Prince Islands, Disko Bay, Greenland
Contributor Names
Sandgreen, Silas.
Created / Published
1926.
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
Notes
-  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
Medium
1 model : wood, col., mounted on sealskin base, nailed to plywood baseboard ; 89 x 61 x 4 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3382.C5C18 1926 .S3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3382c.ct001822
Library of Congress Control Number
2009584739
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2009584739
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Chicago citation style:

Sandgreen, Silas. [Map of the Crown Prince Islands, Disco sic Bay, Greenland]. 1925. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009584739/. (Accessed February 25, 2017.)

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Sandgreen, S. (1925) [Map of the Crown Prince Islands, Disco sic Bay, Greenland]. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009584739/.

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Sandgreen, Silas. [Map of the Crown Prince Islands, Disco sic Bay, Greenland]. 1925. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2009584739/>.