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Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States from San Francisco to San Diego

Title
Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States from San Francisco to San Diego [cartographic material] / by the hydrographic party under the command of Lieut. James Alden, U.S.N., assistant ; drawn by W.B. McMurtrie ; reduction for engraving by W.M.C. Fairfax ; outlines & topography engraved by G. McCoy ; views by G. McCoy & S.V. Hunt ; lettering by W. Smith.
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, publisher.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey, 1853.

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Description
1 map; 54 x 56 cm, on sheet 59 x 62 cm
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US038.1.06
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Nautical charts.
  • Maps.
Note
  • "No. 43."
  • Depths shown by soundings.
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • At head of title: J No. 2; U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, Superintendent
  • "Electrotype Copy No. [6?] by G. Mathiot U.S.C.S."
  • Includes information on tides and sailing directions.
  • Includes views: View of the entrance to San Francisco Bay -- Pt. Piedras -- Pt. Año Nuevo -- Pt. Pinos -- Pt. Sur -- Piedras Blancas -- Moro Rock, Esteros Bay -- Pt. Sal -- Pt. Arguila -- Pt. Concepcion (2 views) -- Pt. Duma -- Santa Barbara -- San Pedro -- Boundary between United States and Mexico -- Catalina Harbor -- Pt Loma.
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division,
Call Number
Map Div. 18-898
OCLC
84648578
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, publisher.
Title
Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States from San Francisco to San Diego [cartographic material] / by the hydrographic party under the command of Lieut. James Alden, U.S.N., assistant ; drawn by W.B. McMurtrie ; reduction for engraving by W.M.C. Fairfax ; outlines & topography engraved by G. McCoy ; views by G. McCoy & S.V. Hunt ; lettering by W. Smith.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey, 1853.
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:1,200,000 (W 124°00ʹ--W 117°00ʹ/N 38°10ʹ--N 32°20ʹ).
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 1, no. 5
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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.
McMurtrie, W. B. (William Birch), draftsman.
Fairfax, Wilson M. C.
McCoy, G., engraver.
Hunt, Samuel Valentine, 1803-1893, engraver.
Smith, W., engraver.
Mathiot, G.
Added Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US038.1.06
Research Call Number
Map Div. 18-898
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