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Capt. James Cook: [Kerguelen Islands]

Map: POLAR486
 
Cartographer: Capt. James Cook
Title: [Kerguelen Islands]
Date: 1794
Published: London
Width: 9 inches / 23 cm
Height: 7 inches / 18 cm
Map ref: POLAR486
Description:
Sketch maps of two harbours on Kerguelen (or Desolation) Island made by James Cook during his third expedition in 1776. Cook visited Kerguelen briefly to confirm its existence, to chart its exact position, and to check the French claim of discovery. Kerguelen is now part of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands. Coloured. [POLAR486]