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Alaska & BC

AREA

British Columbia and Washington ;
Chart of the North-west Coast of America. Explored by the Boussole and Astrolabe in 1786; 2d 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 about the mouth of the Columbia River to northern Queen Charlotte Island. 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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