The isthmus of Nova Scotia

Author: Des Barres, Joseph F.W.
Publisher: Des Barres, Joseph F.W.
Date: 1777
Location: Chignecto Bay (N.B. and N.S.), Chignecto Isthmus (N.B. and N.S.), Minas Basin (N.S.), Minas Channel (N.S.), Nova Scotia

Dimensions: 107 x 77 cm.
Scale: [ca. 1:500,000]
Reference: LC Maps and Charts of North America, 1750-1780, 399
Call Number: From the Collections of the Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress


State 3. Shoals and flat stippled and the flat in Minas Basin lettered "Dry at low water" in four places.

Appears in The Atlantic Neptune by Des Barres. London, 1777-[1781].

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