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1612 Champlain, Samuel de - Carte Geographiqve de la Nouvelle Franse, Les Voyages du Sieur de Champlain, Paris, 1613 [Newberry Library, Chicago] eastern half.

Samuel de Champlainís map of 1612, based on his own explorations, and the first to indicate the existence of a chain of great lakes west of the upper St. Lawrence River. In the years to follow, as governor of Nouvelle Franse, his maps become more detailed and accurate. [94]



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