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Chart of Green Bay

Title
Chart of Green Bay / surveyed under the direction of Capt. W.G. Williams, assisted by Lieut. J.W. Gunnison, Corps of Topl. Engrs., 1845.
Author
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, creator, publisher.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.] : [United States Army Corps of Engineers], 1846.

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5548Schwarzman Building - Map Division Room 117

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Additional Authors
  • Williams, W. G. (William G.), -1846
  • Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams), 1812-1853
  • Franklin, William Buel, 1823-1903
Description
1 map; 57 x 88 cm
Summary
Map of Green Bay of Lake Michigan, showing numerous soundings, obstacles to navigation, notes about shoreline and lake bottom conditions ("rocky," "clay," "soft," etc.), onshore settlements, and rivers flowing into the bay.
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US256.1.08
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Nautical charts.
  • Maps.
Note
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • Oriented with north to the right.
  • Includes notes and inset elevation profile: Profile of the dividing ridge at Sturgeon Portage. Horizontal scale [1:12,000]. 1,000 ft. to 1 in. Vertical scale [1:240]. 20 ft. to 1 in.
  • "Reduced from the original map in the Topl. Bureau by W.B. Franklin Lieut. Corps Topl. Engrs. 1846."
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division
Call Number
Map Div. 17-5548
OCLC
68962450
Author
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, creator, publisher.
Title
Chart of Green Bay / surveyed under the direction of Capt. W.G. Williams, assisted by Lieut. J.W. Gunnison, Corps of Topl. Engrs., 1845.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : [United States Army Corps of Engineers], 1846.
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:126,320. 2 miles to an inch (W 88°08ʹ--W 86°43ʹ/N 45°24ʹ--N 44°28ʹ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Indexed In:
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 4, page 694, column 1, no. 2
Source
US256.1.08
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Local Subject
Green Bay, Wi. (Wisconsin) Maps.
Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
Williams, W. G. (William G.), -1846, surveyor.
Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams), 1812-1853, surveyor.
Franklin, William Buel, 1823-1903, cartographer.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 17-5548
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