Detail from 1534 Map Showing Lavvrao (Labrador).
This map was made by Giovanni Benedetto for Arthur de Cossé in 1534. It illustrates
how the name Lavvrao, or Lavrador was adopted in the early 16th century following
the explorations of João Fernandes. North is oriented towards the south-east
corner of this map.
From Henry Harrisse, Découverte et évolution cartographique de Terre Neuve
et des pays circonvoisins 1497-1501-1769: essais de géographie historique et
documentaire. (London: Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles, 1900).