Middle part of Long Island Sound

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

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Description
1 map; 64 x 88 cm, on sheet 76 x 102 cm
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US160.1.02
Genre/Form
Maps.
Note
  • Relief shown by hachures and landform drawings.
  • Depths shown by soundings.
  • "Published in 1855."
  • "Verified, H.W. Benham, capt. of engrs. asst. C.S. in charge of office."
  • "Sheet no. 2" -- center left margin.
  • "Drng by F.H. Gerdes, W.M.C. Fairfax, & J.B. Glück." --lower left margin.
  • Engd, by S. Siebert, A. Rollé, J. Knight, O.A. Lawson, & W. Smith"--lower right margin.
  • Includes charts of tides, bottom types, light houses, current stations, text of sailing directions and dangers.
  • Also includes 3 panoramic views: New Haven light house bearing N. 1/2 W. distant 5 miles -- Saybrook light house bearing E. N.E distant 4 1/2 miles -- Saybrook light house bearing N. 1/2 N. distant 6 miles.
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division,
Call Number
Map Div. 16-732
OCLC
859257516
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, publisher.
Title
Middle part of Long Island Sound / from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler, superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; A.D. Bache, Superintendent.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey office, 1855.
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:80,000 (W 73°00ʹ--W 72°10ʹ/N 41°30ʹ--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 1
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.
Lawson, Oscar A., 1813-1854, engraver.
Knight, John, approximately 1802-1872, engraver.
Gerdes, F. H., draftsman.
Fairfax, Wilson M. C., draftsman.
Glück, Jno. B., draftsman.
Added Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US160.1.02
Research Call Number
Map Div. 16-732
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