Sketch of the entrance of the Strait of Juan de Fuca : Lat. 48 37' N. Long. 124 54' W. : Variation observed 19


Plans of Ports and Harbours on the North West Coast of America. Published by A. Dalrymple, London. [Juan de Fuca, Strait, 1788; 1790]. By Charles Duncan, Master in the Royal Navy, 15th August 1788. Published Jan. 14th, 1790. J. Walker, Sculpt; W. Harrison. Descriptive text contains some comments on the Indians of Cape Claaset (Cape Flattery, Wash.). It also includes a drawing of Pinnacle Rock (Fuca’s Pillar, Wash.), off the cape.

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • Penfold Number: 496
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet
Alternative title
  • Entrance of the Strait of Juan de Fuca
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 47.50012, -120.50147
  • 48.29674, -124.01225
Chronological coverage
  • 1788
Physical repository Collection
  • Early BC Maps Collection
  • National Archives of the UK
Provider Sponsor
  • Funded by a Canadian Council of Archives, Archival Community Digitization Program.
Genre Archival item identifier
  • National Archives Number: CO700-AMERICA NORTH and SOUTH51 (26)
Date digitized
  • April 12, 2010
Technical note
  • 600 dpi jpg
  • Watermarks added to images by KM, JF, and CDW. Metadata by JTP April 22, 2010.
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