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Map Chart of the North Polar Sea

About this Item

Title

  • Chart of the North Polar Sea

Names

  • Great Britain. Hydrographic Office, cartographer, publisher.
  • Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874.
  • Potter, J. D. (John Dennett), active 1830-1892, distributor.
  • J. & C. Walker (Firm), engraver.

Created / Published

  • [London] : Published at the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty, December 24th 1855.
  • [London] : Sold by J.D. Potter, Agent for the Admiralty Charts, 31 Poultry & 11 King Street, Tower Hill.

Headings

  • -  Arctic Ocean--Maps
  • -  Arctic regions--Maps
  • -  Arctic Ocean
  • -  Arctic regions

Genre

  • Nautical charts

Notes

  • -  Covers the Arctic Ocean and Arctic landmasses adjacent to it.
  • -  Does not show navigational data other than names of coastal ports and coastal physical features.
  • -  Title printed at map center in a circle around the North Pole.
  • -  Oriented with Greenwich meridian at the bottom.
  • -  Admiralty nautical chart no. 260.
  • -  Hemmed at sheet edges with pink fabric; mounted on cloth backing; sectioned to 16 panels to enable folding.
  • -  Includes attributional notes in lower margin.
  • -  Signed on cloth backing in ink script on verso: North Polar Sea 1855, Millard Fillmore 1856.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 map ; 76 x 60 cm, folded to 22 x 14 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G9780 1855 .G7

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018587008

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Great Britain. Hydrographic Office, Cartographer, Publisher, Millard Fillmore, J. D Potter, and Engraver J. & C. Walker. Chart of the North Polar Sea. [London: Published at the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty, December 24th . London: Sold by J.D. Potter, Agent for the Admiralty Charts, 31 Poultry & 11 King Street, Tower Hill, 1855] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018587008/.

APA citation style:

Great Britain. Hydrographic Office, C., Fillmore, M., Potter, J. D. & J. & C. Walker, E. (1855) Chart of the North Polar Sea. [London: Published at the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty, December 24th . London: Sold by J.D. Potter, Agent for the Admiralty Charts, 31 Poultry & 11 King Street, Tower Hill] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018587008/.

MLA citation style:

Great Britain. Hydrographic Office, Cartographer, Publisher, et al. Chart of the North Polar Sea. [London: Published at the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty, December 24th . London: Sold by J.D. Potter, Agent for the Admiralty Charts, 31 Poultry & 11 King Street, Tower Hill, 1855] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018587008/>.