Chart showing the discoveries and approximate track of Edward Bransfield, Master R.N. in the hired brig 'Williams' of Blyth, when exploring the South Shetland Islands and the northern extremity of Graham Land in the year 1820
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- Gould, Rupert T. (Rupert Thomas), 1890-1948, creator
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- Royal Geographical Society
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- 1 map : col ; 19 x 22 cm.
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- Discoveries in geography--19th century
Antarctica--Discovery and exploration--British--Maps
Graham Land (Antarctica)--Discovery and exploration--Maps
Bransfield Strait--Discovery and exploration--Maps
South Shetland Islands (Antarctica)--Discovery and exploration--Maps
- Covers the South Shetlands and islands of Bransfield Strait as well as the coastline of Trinity Peninsula [i.e. Graham Land] and Joinville Island. The map Land relief to a limited extent is shown by spot heights and hachures.
Relief shown hachures.
Above upper right margin: The Geographic Journal, Mar, 1925.
Distinguishes by red annotations between Bransfield's own observations and soundings and features drawn from Admiralty map no. 1238.
At bottom right corner of sheet: Antarctic. Bransfield's Track. Gould.
Inset: Facsimile signature from original chart.
- drawn by Lieut. Commander R.T. Gould, R.N.
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- Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
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