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From the Vancouver Sun - Friday, 14 Nov 2008:
"A rare print of a 396-year-old map of Canada created by French explorer Samuel de Champlain has sold at an auction in Britain for nearly $250,000 - triple the expected price."

More info on CBC's website
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Excellent map! I especially like the depiction of native plants, animals, and peoples...the scale bar kicks butt too.

Its good to see that there are people with means that appreciate the history and art of cartography...paper maps forever!!

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Excellent map! I especially like the depiction of native plants, animals, and peoples...the scale bar kicks butt too.

Its good to see that there are people with means that appreciate the history and art of cartography...paper maps forever!!

M.


Hi!!!

Where is the map, i can't see any map in the url..i am curious to see it, can you please let me know?

Thanks
GISGURU

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Upper right corner of web page there is a link under "Related: External Links" to Sotheby's website where the map is.

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http://www.usm.maine...hibit2/sec2.htm



That map is also on this website, along with Champlain's other works.
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http://www.usm.maine...hibit2/sec2.htm



That map is also on this website, along with Champlain's other works.


Wow. Champlain has always been one of my heroes but I never saw this collection of maps
Thanks for that link Mike
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