A map of the world from the best authorities.

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Map shows the exploration routes of Captain James Cook through 1780; six continents [Australia as New Holland], political boundaries, and major cities; Arctic portion of North America and some South Pacific coastlines as vague or incomplete; notes in Antarctic vicinity. Includes explanation of Captain Cook's routes and notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not indicated.

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1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres, each 26 cm. in diam., on sheet 34 x 54 cm.

Creation Information

Guthrie, William, 1708-1770 1785.

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Map shows the exploration routes of Captain James Cook through 1780; six continents [Australia as New Holland], political boundaries, and major cities; Arctic portion of North America and some South Pacific coastlines as vague or incomplete; notes in Antarctic vicinity. Includes explanation of Captain Cook's routes and notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not indicated.

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1 map : col. ; 2 hemispheres, each 26 cm. in diam., on sheet 34 x 54 cm.

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Text: "Engraved for Guthrie's New System of Geography."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • 1785

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Guthrie, William, 1708-1770. A map of the world from the best authorities., map, 1785; London, England. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth231450/: accessed September 22, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.