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John Pinkerton:  Northern Hemisphere

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Title: Northern Hemisphere

Map Maker: John Pinkerton

Place / Date: Edinburgh / 1812

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 21 x 20 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $165.00

Inventory ID: 43106


Interesting and highly detailed map of the Northern Hemisphere on a polar projection.

Shows incomplete knowledge of the NW Coast of America, following the discoveries of Cook and Vancouver. NW Passage still not well documented and the Arctic still not fully explored. Cartography of western North America based upon Humboldt. The course of the Upper Missouri is referred to as based upon former conjectures. 

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