Map Chart of the North Polar Sea

About this Item

Title
Chart of the North Polar Sea
Contributor 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.
Subject 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. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g9780.fi000113
Library of Congress Control Number
2018587008
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2018587008
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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/>.

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