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Item ID Number: 8870

Map Number 8870 
Cartographer Owen, Captain W.F.W.  
Title Part of Lake Ontario and of the River St Lawrence from an actual Survey by Captn W.F.W. Owen R.N, 1816 
Date 1818 
Publisher William James 
Place of Publication England 
Image Size (mm) 242 x 604 
Image Size (Inches) 9.53 x 23.78 
Coloring Hand Colored 
Condition Very Good,  
Notes A scarce and attractive map of the east end of Lake Ontario around Kingston on its north bank and Sackets, New York, to the south covering the Thousand Islands. Also shown is its flows into the St Lawrence River, with inset maps of Kingston's Harbor and Sackets Harbor. Vice Admiral William Fitzwilliam Owen (1774 – 1857), was a British naval officer and explorer. He is best known for his exploration of the west and east African coasts, discovery of the Seaflower Channel off the coast of Sumatra and for surveying the Canadian Great Lakes. From 1815 to 1816, he surveyed the upper Canadian Great Lakes with Lieutenant Bayfield, naming an inlet in southern Georgian Bay "Owen's Sound" in honour of his elder brother, Admiral Sir Edward William Campbell Rich Owen.  
Price (US$) 1500  
Short Description Maps Canada Ontario East;  

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