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Norton Sound, Bherings Strait. Cook, James, 1728-1779, 1785

Norton Sound, Bherings Strait. / Cook, James, 1728-1779 / 1785
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Full Title: Chart of Norton Sound and of Bherings Strait made by the East Cape of Asia and the West Point of America. (Copied by Lieut. Henry Roberts. London, G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785)

Author: Cook, James, 1728-1779

Date: 1785

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Cook, James, 1728-1779

Date: 1785

Short Title: Norton Sound, Bherings Strait.

Publisher: London: G. Nicol and T. Cadell

Type: Chart Map ; Book Map

Object Height cm: 28

Object Width cm: 42

Scale 1: 4,400,000

Note: Engraved nautical chart. Relief shown pictorially; depths by soundings. Shows ship's track, etc. David contains a quote from Capt. Bligh (from Gould, 1928, p. 377), "Here is a gross mistake for Anderson's & the east end of Clerk's Island is one & the same land, and how they have blundered to lay them down as two I cannot conceive"

Reference: David, A. The charts and coastal views of Captain Cook's voyages, 3.161A; Mitchell, 1714.

Country: Russia

State / Province: Alaska

Full Title: Chart of Norton Sound and of Bherings Strait made by the East Cape of Asia and the West Point of America. (Copied by Lieut. Henry Roberts. London, G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785)

List No: 3405.016

Page No: v. 2 (facing p. 466)

Series No: 18

Engraver or Printer: Roberts, Henry, Lieut.

Published In: Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery , in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780. In three volumes. Vol. I. and II. written by Captain James Cook, F.R.S. Vol. III. by Captain James King, LL.D. and F.R.S. ... The second edition. (with Atlas) London: Printed by H. Hughs, For G. Nicol, Bookseller to his Majesty, in the Strand; and T. Cadell, in the Strand. M.DCC.LXXXV.

Publication Author: Cook, James, 1728-1779; King, James

Publication Date: 1785

Publication Reference: Mitchell, 1552.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 3405.000

Publication Type: Exploration Book

Publication Maps: 13

Publication Height cm: 28

Publication Width cm: 23

Image No: 3405016

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