Early map of North America printed in London, England, 1790 by J. Wilkes. The area depicted includes Central America and the Caribbean to the Arctic Sea (Greenland and Siberia). Large geographic areas are delinated in varying colors of unknown significance. The Strait of Juan de Fuca and Columbia River are inaccurately shown as one single "River of the West". Puget Sound and Northwest interior geographic features are lacking. California is shown as a peninsula.
Creation Date: 1790
Catalog ID: 2003.16.58
Call Number: MAPA/NA/1798
Object Types: map
Creator: London, England
Dimensions: Height 10.75 in . Width 8.25 in
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