Five Centuries of Hydrography – An Exhibition on Ancient Charts

This topographical map of the districts of Quebec, Three Rivers, St Francis and Gaspé, Lower Canada, exhibiting the new civil division of the districts into counties

Joseph Bouchette
Bibliothèque de l’Université Laval

This part of the Bouchette’s map shows the sector from Quebec City to Tadoussac and mainly illustrates the administrative districts of Lower Canada. It also contains important information on the bathymetry of the St. Lawrence River by its numerous depth values. The map is accompanied by magnificent views of the coasts of several places on the river.