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Amerique Septentrionale

Map, 1650, French

Amerique Septentrionale

Map, 1650, French

Notes

This map is the third state, published in 1659 and is from Sanson's atlas Les Cartes Générales de toutes les parties du Monde. The map is the first map to depict the Great Lakes in a recognizable form, and to name Lake Ontario and Lake Superior.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

1 map : printed, col.

Extent

43.5 x 57.5 cm

Contributor

Pierre Mariette

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

912.7 S12 SMALL