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Map Number 9335 
Cartographer Jacques Nicolas Bellin 
Title Carte du Detroit de Waeigats ou de Nassau 
Date c. 1764 
Publisher  
Place of Publication Paris 
Image Size (mm) 200 x 305 
Image Size (Inches) 7.87 x 12.01 
Coloring Black & White 
Condition Very Good 
Notes A regional map of the Arctic Sea, in particular the Strait of Waeigats, during the mid 18th century. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 1772) was a French hydrographer, geographer, and member of the French intellectual group called the philosophes. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine, and a member of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50-year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine. His maps of Canada and of French territories in North America (New France, Acadia, Louisiana) are particularly valuable.  
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Price (US$) 75  
Short Description Maps Europe Scandinavia; Maps Russia; Maps Polar Arctic Regions;  
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