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Alaska & BC

AREA

Alaska and British Columbia;
Chart of the Northwest Coast of America. Explored by the Boussole and Astro-labe in 1786; 1st Sheet

CARTOGRAPHER

Jean-Francois de Galoup, comte de La Perouse

DATE

1798
London

DESCRIPTION/COMMENTS

Sheet Size: 25" x 19.5"; Printed Area: 20" x 14"; Detailed track chart with soundings of La Perouse's 1786 voyage along America's northwest coast from northern Queen Charlotte Island to Mt. St. Elias in Alaska. The expedition disappeared in the Pacific sometime in 1788, but having sent back excellent charts of discoveries up to that point, is well documented.

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