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A map of Sable Island showing the location of the known wrecks upon the island

A map of Sable Island showing the location of the known wrecks upon the island



Photograph shows a framed map, "Known Wrecks on Sable Island compiled from official reports by S. D. McDonald, F.C.S." (probably the 1890 edition) with a large number of ships indicating locations of shipwrecks around Sable Island, Nova Scotia. The map in the photo is blurred and details are not legible.
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Caption continues: A glance at the map will show that the island has well earned its sobriquet "The Graveyard of the Atlantic."
Forms part of: Gilbert H. Grosvenor Collection of Photographs of the Alexander Graham Bell Family (Library of Congress).





McCurdy, Arthur W. (Arthur Williams), 1856-, photographer


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