John Mason's map of Newfoundland, ca. 1617.
One of the earliest detailed maps of the island portion of the province is that by
John Mason published in a work by William Vaughan. Like the Desceliers map, it is
unusual because it has south at the top of the map, rather than the usual north.
Courtesy of the Centre for Newfoundland Studies Archives, Memorial
University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland.