Map of the Great Lakes

Map of the Great Lakes

Original Title: Partie Occidentale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada

(Western Part of New France or Canada)

Year: 1755

Language: French

Creator: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772)

Item Code: 15101

Map of the Great Lakes region, covering the area from Lake Superior to western Quebec, and from Delaware Bay to the Mississippi River. Shows a few towns, missions, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory, rivers and lakes, portages, and early place-names. Includes four legendary but non-existent islands in Lake Superior described by the Jesuit explorer Pierre de Charlevoix, vainly sought by explorers for many years.

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