Part of the north coast of Nova Scotia
Four sheets. Engr. Scale: ca. 1:60 000 (bar). Cartographic Note: North at 5 degrees. Variation shown 14 degrees 40' W. Tidal symbols. Bar scales in statute and nautical miles. Contents Note: Contains sailing directions for Frederick Bay [Tacamagouche Bay] and Pictou harbour, The placenames in 71G show that Des Barres wanted to leave his mark on the landscape. As well as Frederick Bay, Town and River, there is a Des Barres River and a Joseph Harbour.
There are nine variants of this chart in the collection, this showing 71G. Plate changes: Imprint June 1st 1781. Trees added to the shading. Settlements and place-names added. Page number now 'PL.34.' Other features: Printed on Bates paper. Border yellow, land tinted green, settlements coloured. Red/brown coastal convention.
J.F.W. Des Barres
Original size: 720 mm x 525 mm
- Image reference: K0654
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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