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Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States, middle sheet, from San Francisco to Umpquah River

Title
Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States, middle sheet, from San Francisco to Umpquah River / by the hydrographic party under the command of Lieut. James Alden, U.S.N. Assist. ; geographical positions by G. Davidson, assistant ; drawn by W.B. McMurtrie ; reduction for engraving by A. Lindenkohl ; engd. by G. McCoy, J. Knight, J.L. Hazzard & G.B. Metzeroth.
Author
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey, 1854.

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Additional Authors
  • Alden, James, 1810-1877.
  • Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
  • Davidson, George, 1825-1911.
  • McMurtrie, W. B. (William Birch)
  • Lindenkohl, A.
  • McCoy, G.
  • Knight, J. J.
  • Hazzard, J. L.
  • Metzeroth, G. B.
Description
1 map; 60 x 55 cm, on sheet 69 x 62 cm
Summary
Plan of the Pacific Coast from central Oregon at the mouth of the Umpqua River to San Francisco, California. Includes twelve views of the land along the coast. Also includes sailing directions, notes, tides, remarks, and table of latitudes and longitudes.
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US028A.2
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Maps.
  • Pictorial works.
  • Intaglio prints.
  • Maps – Pacific Coast.
  • Nautical charts.
Note
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, superintendent.
  • Inset views: Cape Arago -- Cape Blanco -- Rogue's River -- Mack's arch and reef -- Pt. St. George, Crescent City -- Red Bluff -- View of Cape Mendocino -- Trinidad head and city -- Mendocino City Cove -- Pt. Arena -- Pt. Reyes -- Entrance to San Francisco Bay.
  • "Electrotype copy no. 3 by G. Mathiot U.S.C.S."
  • "Presented under authority of an act of Congress of the United States of June 3d 1844, & by direction of the Treasury Department, A.D. Bache, superintendent, Coast Survey."
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division
Call Number
Map Div. 16-580
OCLC
879769525
Author
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Title
Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States, middle sheet, from San Francisco to Umpquah River / by the hydrographic party under the command of Lieut. James Alden, U.S.N. Assist. ; geographical positions by G. Davidson, assistant ; drawn by W.B. McMurtrie ; reduction for engraving by A. Lindenkohl ; engd. by G. McCoy, J. Knight, J.L. Hazzard & G.B. Metzeroth.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey, 1854.
Cartographic Data
Scale approximately 1:1,200,000 (W 125°--W 122°/N 44°--N 37°).
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. 10, page 271, column b, no. 3
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Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
Alden, James, 1810-1877.
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Davidson, George, 1825-1911.
McMurtrie, W. B. (William Birch), draftsman.
Lindenkohl, A., draftsman.
McCoy, G., engraver.
Knight, J. J., engraver.
Hazzard, J. L., engraver.
Metzeroth, G. B., engraver.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 16-580
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