Partie de l'Amérique septent? qui comprend LA NOUVELLE FRANCE ou le CANADA
Part of North America that includes New France or Canada
Didier Robert de VaugondyGilles Robert de Vaugondy
Uses the Ferro prime meridian (approximately 18° west of Greenwich); longitude is labelled eastward from prime meridian. The scale bar uses nautical miles and nautical leagues as units of measure and was compared with a secondary calculation by increment of latitude to derive the scales.
Inset map: Supplement pour les lacs du Canada
1 map: hand coloroed; 47 x 59 cm
The fourth state of this map is distinguished by the absence of a date in the cartouche, the addition of "Groux" as the engraver and has an estimated publication date of 1778 (Pedley 459:4). Other sources give a different date, but Pedley has documented in detail all 4 states. (Reference: Pedley, M. A. (1992). Bel et Utile: The Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers. Herts, England: Map Collector Publications.)
Nova ScotiaNewfoundlandNew BrunswickQuebecOntario
Cape Breton IslandThe Great Lakes
-80.909; -46.872; 35.405; 51.746
Inset map: -100.555; -74.646; 40.930; 50.645
Inset map: 1:5,300,000
W. K. Morrison Special Collection
Didier Robert de Vaugondy
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