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John Blaeu Map

John Blaeu Map
Among the other early maps to include both Labrador and Newfoundland is one by Joan Blaeu. done about 1663. It also illustrates the Grand Banks in a form more recognizable today. The island is a stretched triangle shape with the Avalon Peninsula largely squashed.


Reproduction courtesy of the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland.

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