Lapie map, 1821

An intriguing part of the cartographic record were attempts, of which this is one example, to merge known features with supposed straits and hypothetical routes of early adventurers.

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Original map: Carte d'une partie de l'ocean Arctique et de l'Amerique septentrionale. Chevr. Lapie . 1821
Source:  Library and Archives Canada/NMC 9845