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Sketch map to illustrate the paper by Dr. Charcot on the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903-5 [cartographic material]
Bib ID 3312430
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale 1:2,500,000 (W 720̊0'--W 590̊0'/S 620̊0'--S 684̊0') 
Description [London] : Royal Geographical Society, 1905 
1 map : b&w ; 30 x 23 cm. on sheet 36 x 41 cm. 
Full contents
  • Ancillary map: [Map of survey route of the French Antarctic Expedition, a privately financed scientific party, under the leadership of Jean-Baptiste Charcot. The route extends from the southern tip of South America around the main islands of the Palmer Archipelago, and further south to the Biscoe Islands and Adelaide Island, then tracing the route back to the tip of South America]. Scale 1:12,000,000.
  • Inset: Winter quarters (Wandell I.). Scale not given.
 
Notes

Map of the western coast of Graham Land, including Gerlache Strait, Palmer Archipelago and the Biscoe Islands, as well as a small section of its eastern coast. The map names major geographical features and indicates the part of the eastern coast explored by the Nordensköld Expedition.

Printer's proof of the published map in the Geographical Journal, 1905.

At top right corner of sheet: French Antarctic Expedtn. Charcot.

MAP AAD RGS Coll. 910 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2604796963

No. 910 of the Royal Geographical Society Antarctic map collection from the Australian Antarctic Division and on loan to the Maps Section, National Library of Australia.

Subjects French Antarctic Expedition (1903-1905) -- Maps.  |  Scientific expeditions -- Antarctica -- Antarctic Peninsula -- Maps.  |  Gerlache Strait -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  Palmer Archipelago -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  Graham Land (Antarctica) -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.
Other authors/contributors Charcot, Jean, 1867-1936  |  Australia. Antarctic Division
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The Geographical journal.

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