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Maps to illustrate the paper by J.B. Charcot on the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908-1910 [cartographic material]
Bib ID 3314297
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale 1:5,000,000 (W 760̊0'--W 580̊0'/S 624̊0'--S 700̊0') 
Description [London] : Royal Geographical Society, 1911 
4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; each 17 x 15 cm., sheet 41 x 35 cm. 
Full contents
  • After the Expedition of the 'Belgica', 1898, and, Before the Expedition of the 'Francais', 1903-1905
  • After the Expedition of the "Francais', 1903-1905
  • After the 1st Summer Voyage of the 'Pourquoi Pas?', 1908-1909
  • After the 2nd Summer Voyage of the 'Pourquoi Pas?', 1909-1910
  • Ancillary map: [Locality map showing the track of the 'Francais', 1903-1905, and, the track of the "Pourquoi Pas?', 1908-1910]. Scale [ca. 1:12,672,000].
 
Notes

Four maps of the western coast of Graham Land, including Gerlache Strait, Palmer Archipelago and the Biscoe Islands as well as its eastern coast, showing the exploratory routes taken by Charcot's expeditions of 1903-105 and 1908-1910 along the western coast. The last two maps include relief shown by spot heights in feet and soundings in fathoms.

Printer's proof of the published map in the Geographical Journal, 1911.

At bottom right corner of sheet: Antarctic. Charcot.

MAP AAD RGS Coll. 1026 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2604797804

No. 1026 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 (1908-1910) -- 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.
Time Coverage 1911 
Other authors/contributors Charcot, Jean, 1867-1936  |  Australia. Antarctic Division
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The Geographical journal.

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