Expeditions and Discoveries: Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age Harvard Libraries Expeditions Home Image Info
Title
Chart of the Antarctic continent :  shewing the icy barrier attached to it : discovered by the U.S. Ex. Ex. Charles Wilkes Esq. commander, 1840  
Scale
not given.
Name/Creator
United States, Hydrographic Office., creator
Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877
Sherman & Smith
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Map Coll (Pusey)

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
[Washington
Publisher
U.S. Hydrographic Office
Language
English
Description
1 map ; 58 x 87 cm.
Form/Genre
cartographic

map

Maps
Subject
Nautical charts -- Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration ;  Antarctica -- Maps ;  Discoveries in geography -- 19th century

Category
United States South Seas Exploring Expedition (a.k.a. the Wilkes Expedition), 1838-1842

Maps

Antarctica

Note
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".
Other Title
Other Title
  Harvard Map Collection digital maps