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Long Island Sound (western sheet) : from a trigonometrical survey

Title
Long Island Sound (western sheet) : from a trigonometrical survey / under the direction of F.R. Hassler and A.D. Bache superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, publisher.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey office, 1855.

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 16-731Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Additional Authors
  • Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph), 1770-1843.
  • Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
  • Benham, Henry Washington, 1813-1884.
  • Siebert, Selmar
  • Rollé, A.
  • McCoy, G.
  • Knight, John, approximately 1802-1872
  • Fairfax, Wilson M. C.
  • Wampler, John Morris, 1830-1863
  • Glück, Jno. B.
  • Mathiot, G.
Description
1 map; 60 x 88, on sheet 73 x 97 cm
Alternative Title
  • Long Island Sound, western sheet
  • Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US160.1.01
Subjects
Note
  • Relief shown by hachures and landform drawings.
  • Depths shown by soundings.
  • Inset: Continuation from Throg's Neck to the city of New York, scale 1:80,000.
  • Includes charts of tides, bottom types, light houses, current stations, text of sailing directions and dangers.
  • Also includes 6 panoramic views: Eaton's Neck Light House bearing East distant 4 miles -- Sand's Point Light House bearing N.E. distant 2 1/2 miles -- Captain's I. Light House bearing North distant 2 miles -- Old Field Point Light House bearing E. 1/2 S. distant 3 miles -- Straford Point Light House bearing W. 1/2 S. distant 5 miles -- Straford Point Light House bearing N.E. distant 2 miles.
  • "Triangulation by F.R. Hassler and assistant Edmund Blunt and J. Ferguson."
  • "Topography by C. Meakin, T.W. Werner, F.H. Gerdes, C. Benard, C. Preuss, W.M. Boyce, A.D. Makay, lieut. U.S.A. and lieutenants T.A. Jenkins ..."
  • "Hydrography by the parties under the command of T.R. Gedney, G.S. Blacke, C.H. Davis, R. Bache, J.R. Goldsborough ..."
  • "Published in 1855."
  • "Verified, H.W. Benham, capt. of engrs. asst. C.S. in charge of office."
  • "Drng by W.M.C. Fairfax, J.M. Wampler, & J.B. Glück." --lower left margin.
  • Engd, by S. Siebert, J. Knight, A. Rollé, & G. McCoy"--lower right margin.
  • "Electrotype Copy No. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S."--top right margin.
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division,
Call Number
Map Div. 16-731
OCLC
945089752
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, publisher.
Title
Long Island Sound (western sheet) : from a trigonometrical survey / under the direction of F.R. Hassler and A.D. Bache superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey office, 1855.
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:80,000 (W 74°00ʹ--W 73°05ʹ/N 41°20ʹ--N 40°45ʹ).
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. 5, page 880, column 2, row 2
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Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph), 1770-1843.
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Benham, Henry Washington, 1813-1884.
Siebert, Selmar, engraver.
Rollé, A., engraver.
McCoy, G., engraver.
Knight, John, approximately 1802-1872, engraver.
Fairfax, Wilson M. C., draftsman.
Wampler, John Morris, 1830-1863, draftsman.
Glück, Jno. B., draftsman.
Mathiot, G., printer.
Added Title
Long Island Sound, western sheet
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US160.1.01
Research Call Number
Map Div. 16-731
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