Project Description

Published in Nare’s “Journals and Proceedings of the Arctic Expedition, 1875-6…” London, 1877.

A very good map of Discovery Harbour on Ellesmere Island from the British led expedition of Captain Nares in 1875. The expedition of two ships “HMS Discovery” and “HMS Alert” wintered in Discovery Harbour and Cape Sheriden respectively. Nares and naturalist Henry Feilden conducted considerable geological surveys in the area before having to return to England the subsequent year due to scurvy.

Map Condition: Folds as issued, a couple of light extraneous creases but on the whole very good. Map Type: Lithograph

Stock No: 1391
Cartographer: Archer, R.H.
Year: 1877

Height (in): 10.75
Width (in): 19.25
Price: $50