NEW MAP of NOVA SCOTIA, and CAPE BRITAIN with the adjacent parts of NEW ENGLAND and CANADA Composed from a great number of actual Surveys; and other materials REGULATED by many new Astronomical Observations of the Longitude as well as Latitude; with an Explanation
In addition to being published on its own, this map appeared in a number of different publications. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography describes Thomas Jefferys as "cartographer, and publisher; produced some of the most important eighteenth-century maps of the Americas; appointed Geographer to George III in December 1760".
Two different grids for longitude are indicates, the south grid is for the Ferro Meridian and the north grid is Greenwich. Two scale bars: "English Marine Leagues 20 to a Degree" and "English Miles 69 ½ to a Degree".
1 map ; 47 x 61 cm
According to Kershaw (739) this is the 2nd state of the map noted by the absence of "May" in the in the publication information inside the lower right neat lines which was present in the 1st state. It is distinguised from the 3rd state by the absence of soundings off the Nova Scotia coast.
Nova ScotiaNew BrunswickPrince Edward Island
Cape Breton IslandNew England
-74.155; -58.724; 42.584; 50.642
W. K. Morrison Special Collection
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