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Eastern part of Long Island Sound : from a trigonometrical survey

Title
Eastern 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 ; engd. by S. Siebert, A Rollé, J. Knight, & W. Smith.
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, issuing body.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey office, 1855.

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 16-733Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map; 64 x 87 cm, folded in cover 18 x 12 cm
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US160.1.03
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Maps.
  • Nautical charts.
Note
  • Relief shown by hachures and landform drawings.
  • Depths shown by soundings.
  • Prime meridians: New York and Greenwich.
  • Incomplete coodinates: E 0°57ʹ--E 1°46ʹ.
  • "Published in 1855."
  • "Verified, H.W. Benham, capt. of engrs. asst. C.S. in charge of office."
  • "No. 114"--top left margin.
  • "Electrotype Copy No. 6 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S."--top right margin.
  • "Sheet no. 3" -- center left margin.
  • Includes charts of tides, botttom types, light houses, current stations, text of sailing directions and dangers.
  • Also includes 4 panoramic views: View of the Race entrance to Long Island Sound in 14 fathoms, (grey sand) -- View between Montauk Point and Block Island in 25 fathoms (black mudd), with Montauk Fixed Light bearing W. 1/2 N. -- Montauk Fixed Light : view in 9 fathoms (N.W. by N. 1/2 N.) -- View on round Montauk Point with light bearing W. by S.
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division,
Call Number
Map Div. 16-733
OCLC
137349615
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, issuing body.
Title
Eastern 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 ; engd. by S. Siebert, A Rollé, J. Knight, & W. Smith.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey office, 1855.
Edition
Second edition, 1855.
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:80,000 (W 72°05ʹ--W 71°20ʹ/N 41°30ʹ--40°03ʹ).
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 1, row 7
Connect to:
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.
Mathiot, G.
Siebert, Selmar, engraver.
Rollé, A., engraver.
Knight, John, approximately 1802-1872, engraver.
Added Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US160.1.03
Research Call Number
Map Div. 16-733
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