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Map [Map of the Arctic and adjacent regions].

About this Item

Title

  • [Map of the Arctic and adjacent regions].

Names

  • Ross, John, Sir, 1777-1856.

Created / Published

  • [1855]

Headings

  • -  Arctic regions--Maps, Manuscript
  • -  Manuscript maps
  • -  Arctic regions

Notes

  • -  "Fec. Juli 1855."
  • -  Relief shown by shading.
  • -  Map names and notes in German.
  • -  Pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  Includes notes in red ink.
  • -  Notes in pencil and ink on verso.
  • -  On verso in ink: Map drawn in 1855, Capt. John Ross, North Pole.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault

Medium

  • 1 map : ms., col., mounted on linen ; 78 x 75 cm., folded to 41 x 39 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3270 1855 .R6

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 85693100

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Ross, John, Sir. Map of the Arctic and adjacent regions. [1855] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/85693100/.

APA citation style:

Ross, J. (1855) Map of the Arctic and adjacent regions. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/85693100/.

MLA citation style:

Ross, John, Sir. Map of the Arctic and adjacent regions. [1855] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/85693100/>.