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

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

Additional Digital Items:
https://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.gisdata:011504865
Creator/Contributor:
Gould, Rupert T. (Rupert Thomas), 1890-1948, creator
Bransfield, Edward.
Place Of Origin:
England
[London]
Publisher:
Royal Geographical Society
Creation Date:
1925
Extent:
1 map : col ; 19 x 22 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
map
Maps
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
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
Notes:
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.
Includes notes.
Attribution:
drawn by Lieut. Commander R.T. Gould, R.N.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Harvard Map Collection digital maps
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990115048650203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990115048650203941/catalog