Expeditions and Discoveries Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age

Chart of the Antarctic continent: shewing the icy barrier attached to it : discovered by the U.S. Ex. Ex. Charles Wilkes Esq. commander, 1840

Creator/Contributor:
United States, Hydrographic Office., creator
Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877
Sherman & Smith
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Place Of Origin:
District of Columbia
[Washington
Publisher:
U.S. Hydrographic Office
Creation Date:
1890]
1890
Edition:
Ed. of Jan. 1890
Extent:
1 map ; 58 x 87 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
map
Maps
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Nautical charts--Antarctica--Discovery and exploration
Discoveries in geography--19th century
Antarctica--Maps
Notes:
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
Includes 5 profiles of Antarctic continent as seen by the U.S. ships Peacock and Vincennes.
"No. 170".
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Harvard Map Collection digital maps
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990115036220203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990115036220203941/catalog