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Cartographic journal of L'Acadie (MS-2-370)

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Cartographic journal of L'Acadie (MS-2-370)

 

Journal kept on board the ship “Marianne”, from July 19 to September 14, 1684 on a map making voyage along the coast of Acadia. The journal contains twenty-five cartographical diagrams and topographical illustrations showing coastlines, elevations, distances in leagues, water depths, capes, bays, rivers, inlets, islands, and other geographical features. The ship’s inventory is appended. Journal was possibly kept by Robert Challe(s), who was a member of the crew.

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