Preliminary edition map of bylot islands & adjacent channels - june 1965 - revised to may 6, 1966

Nov 25, 05:59 UTC
Preliminary Edition Map of Bylot Islands & Adjacent Channels  - June 1965 - Revised to May 6, 1966 Item images 2f1543125849531 97bu6xq4fvg 2eb3d87f35d9c49d2e5a3728d6b7734d 2fimg 1086 Item images 2f1543125979869 lhgrqxz154 0d164c0e71dca3768e2edd26d183ef67 2fimg 1080 Item images 2f1543126030887 rlfxc2bzmr 0d164c0e71dca3768e2edd26d183ef67 2fimg 1077 Item images 2f1543125868271 e4vaqxrgw0h 2eb3d87f35d9c49d2e5a3728d6b7734d 2fimg 1085 Item images 2f1543125938861 0odg3kksvs 0d164c0e71dca3768e2edd26d183ef67 2fimg 1082 Item images 2f1543125993100 vmx27obcy1k 0d164c0e71dca3768e2edd26d183ef67 2fimg 1079 Item images 2f1543125696214 8mz9gbus0wp 8134315779d51f3663eedbf9b327310c 2fimg 1083 Item images 2f1543125826447 ov169d11b0o 2eb3d87f35d9c49d2e5a3728d6b7734d 2fimg 1088 Item images 2f1543125889175 m46axabs2oo 2eb3d87f35d9c49d2e5a3728d6b7734d 2fimg 1084 Item images 2f1543125960686 tb8zh379ehk 0d164c0e71dca3768e2edd26d183ef67 2fimg 1081 Item images 2f1543126014527 251s7jjinm6 0d164c0e71dca3768e2edd26d183ef67 2fimg 1078 Item images 2f1543126081591 ilf0dr43pn 0d164c0e71dca3768e2edd26d183ef67 2fimg 1074 Item images 2f1543126164253 1wtb8yb4bna 52aaf55764abd1dcd89fc605aeaeab9d 2fimg 1070 Item images 2f1543126056728 moomj9hp048 0d164c0e71dca3768e2edd26d183ef67 2fimg 1075 Item images 2f1543126138810 k1yyhbyhnl 52aaf55764abd1dcd89fc605aeaeab9d 2fimg 1073 Item images 2f1543126204408 zxfdjjvaxag 52aaf55764abd1dcd89fc605aeaeab9d 2fimg 1087 Item images 2f1543126309384 j399tou2dn 52aaf55764abd1dcd89fc605aeaeab9d 2fimg 1072 Item images 2f1543126182595 wgw19kujg2 52aaf55764abd1dcd89fc605aeaeab9d 2fimg 1069 Item images 2f1543126241594 73zqenmdzif 52aaf55764abd1dcd89fc605aeaeab9d 2fimg 1089 Item images 2f1543126224060 rrvvk8uqqj 52aaf55764abd1dcd89fc605aeaeab9d 2fimg 1088
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Description

Map of Bylot Island & Adjacent Channels The map measures 42" inches high/tall and 34" wide long. The front of the map along the bottom on the left hand side is written: Preliminary Edition June 1965. Along the bottom in the middle of the map, again hand-written - Bylot Island & Adjacent Channels On the right hand-side is written: PROVISIONAL - Revised to May 6, 1966 7212 Mercator 1:250,000 (Lat 72 50') The back of the map on the upper right-hand edge is handwritten: Mercator Projection (in pencil) BYLOT ISLAND + ADJACENT CHANNELS (IN CAPITAL LETTERS AND IN PEN) The date in brackets (May 1966) in Pencil LAB NINE #16 On the back towards the top in the middle of the map is written in pen in large capital letters: BYLOT ISLAND + CHANNELS There is some yellowing on the map with age, and some creases, and wear to the edges, and some small tears to two of the map corners. Bylot Island lies off the northern end of Baffin Island in Nunavut Territory, Canada. Eclipse Sound to the southeast and Navy Board Inlet to the southwest separate it from Baffin Island. Parry Channel lies to its northwest. At 11,067 km2 (4,273 sq mi) it is ranked 71st largest island in the world and Canada's 17th largest island. The island measures 180 km (110 mi) east to west and 110 km (68 mi) north to south and is one of the largest uninhabited islands in the world. While there are no permanent settlements on this Canadian Arctic island, Inuit from Pond Inlet and elsewhere regularly travel to Bylot Island. An Inuit seasonal hunting camp is located southwest of Cape Graham Moore. Geography: Location - Lancaster Sound Coordinates - 73°16′N 78°30′W Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago Area11,067 km2 (4,273 sq mi) Area rank 72nd Highest elevation1,951 m (6,401 ft) Highest point - Angilaaq Mountain Administration: Canada Territory - Nunavut Region:  Qikiqtaaluk Demographics: Population - Uninhabited

Provenance

Found at a local flea market

Expert appraisals:
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$50 - $100 (United States Dollar)
Answered within about 6 hours
Nov 25, 11:54 UTC
By Klaus

Thank you for submitting your item for appraisal. This appears to be diazotype printed sea chart of the area around Bylot Island, dated may 1966. Sea charts are updated constantly, due to the ever changing conditions of the seabed and the dangers for merchant shipping. Most maps are being destroyed as soon as they are outdated. The value of older sea charts is based on the decorative nature of maps, combined with the demand in well populated coastal areas and vice versa. The map in your area possession is both rare and most likely of lesser interest to collectors at the same time. The estimate is based on similar maps sold at auction. "Asking prices" in the trade can be higher and vary.

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