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Map [Franklin-Folger chart of the Gulf Stream].

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  • [Franklin-Folger chart of the Gulf Stream].


  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
  • Folger, Timothy.
  • Wright, Edward, 1558?-1615.
  • Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742.
  • Moll, Herman, -1732.
  • Jno. Mount and Tho. Page.

Created / Published

  • London : Sold by Jno. Mount and Tho. Page, [ca. 1768]


  • -  Gulf Stream--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Atlantic Ocean--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  World maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Gulf Stream
  • -  Atlantic Ocean
  • -  Earth


  • -  Shows the Gulf Stream.
  • -  Publication authorized by Benjamin Franklin and Timothy Folger.
  • -  Gulf Stream information overprinted on: A new and exact chart of Mr. E. Wrights projection, rut. Mercators chart, con. ye sea coast of Europe, Africa & America, from ye Isles of Orkney to Cape Bona Esperance & Hudsons Bay to ye straits of Magellan, according to ye observations of Capt. E. Halley, fellow of ye R.S. / to the Rt. Honble., ye Principle Officers & Commissioners of His Majesties Navy ; this chart is most humbly dedicated and presented by their most obedient faithfull servants John Mount & Th. Page ; H. Moll fecit.
  • -  Includes text and inset of "The sea coast from Rio de la Plata to Terra del Fuego &c."
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  LC copy has 3 red, black, and blue stamps below base map title.
  • -  Acquisitions control no.: 14-88.
  • -  Vault


  • 1 map ; 87 x 97 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G9112.G8 1768 .F7


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

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 88696412

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  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Franklin, Benjamin, Timothy Folger, Edward Wright, Edmond Halley, Herman Moll, and Jno. Mount And Tho. Page. Franklin-Folger chart of the Gulf Stream. [London: Sold by Jno. Mount and Tho. Page, 1768] Map.

APA citation style:

Franklin, B., Folger, T., Wright, E., Halley, E., Moll, H. & Jno. Mount And Tho. Page. (1768) Franklin-Folger chart of the Gulf Stream. [London: Sold by Jno. Mount and Tho. Page] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Franklin, Benjamin, et al. Franklin-Folger chart of the Gulf Stream. [London: Sold by Jno. Mount and Tho. Page, 1768] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.