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  • Catalog Record

    Maury's wind and current chart, Indian Ocean. Catalog Record Only

    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. Title and first date of publication from sheet 4. Various eds. of some sheets with updated and additional information. Sheets 4 and 5 "drawn by R.H. Wyman, Lieut. U.S.N., February 1854. "Drawn by R.H. Wyman, Lieut. U.S.N. February 1854"--Sheet 4, lower margin. "Drawn by R.H. Wyman & G. B. Balsh, lieutenants, U.S. , April 1854"--Sheet 5, lower margin. ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Catalog Record

    Maury's wind and current chart : South Pacific / Catalog Record Only

    Covers the southeastern Pacific only. Shows prevailing wind direction by month. Title, author statement, and first date of publication from sheet 5. Various eds. of some sheets with updated and additional information. Similar wind and current charts of other oceans compiled from materials in the Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography. "[Engraved by] Oliver J. Stuart. N.Y."--Sheet 8, lower right margin. "Tracks projected by Lieut. ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Catalog Record

    Pilot chart of the South Atlantic / Catalog Record Only

    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. The pilot charts were released as series C a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. These charts were designed for sailing ships and recorded wind direction observations made by mariners on previous voyages. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," by Marc I. Pinsel, in Navigation : ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Catalog Record

    Whale chart of the world / Catalog Record Only

    Shows geographical locations of sperm and right whales. "Series F." The whale chart was released as series F a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," by Marc I. Pinsel, in Navigation : Journal of the Institute of Navigation, v. 28, no. 2 (Summer, 1981), p. 123-137. ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Catalog Record

    Whale chart : preliminary sketch / Catalog Record Only

    Shows whale fishing locations for four species by season. Relief shown pictorially. "Published at the National Observatory by authority of Commo. L. Warrington, Chief Bureau of Ordnance & Hydrography." "Series F." The whale chart was released as series F a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Catalog Record

    Trade wind chart of the Atlantic Ocean / Catalog Record Only

    "Series B." The trade wind charts were released as series B a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. Two sheets were produced, one for the Atlantic and the other for the Indian Ocean. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," by Marc I. Pinsel, in Navigation : Journal of the Institute of Navigation, ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Catalog Record

    Storm and rain chart of the South Atlantic / Catalog Record Only

    "The object of this chart is to show the exceptions to the general prevailing condition of the weather at sea; and to determine for each month in every district the quarter from which storms are most liable to occur." "Series E1." The storm and rain charts were released as series E a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts," series A-F. For complete discussion, ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Catalog Record

    Pilot chart of the South Atlantic / Catalog Record Only

    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. "No. 1. Series C." The pilot charts were released as series C a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. These charts were designed for sailing ships and recorded wind direction observations made by mariners on previous voyages. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," by Marc I. ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Catalog Record

    Wind and current chart of the South Atlantic / Catalog Record Only

    Shows temperature of the water at the surface by month. Does not cover the southeastern Atlantic south of latitude 400 S. Sheets individually numbered, e.g.: Series D. No. 1, South Atlantic No. 2. Series D. Originally intended to be complete in 6 sheets. Sheets 5 and 6, covering the southeastern Atlantic, were not issued. "Series D." Thermal charts were released as series D a ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Catalog Record

    Pilot chart for Cape Horn / Catalog Record Only

    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. "Series C." The pilot charts were released as series C a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. These charts were designed for sailing ships and recorded wind direction observations made by mariners on previous voyages. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," by Marc I. Pinsel, in ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Catalog Record

    Pilot chart of the North Pacific / Catalog Record Only

    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. Sheet 1 is mistitled; it covers the northwestern Indian Ocean near Somalia and the Arabian Peninsula. This area is also covered on part of the Pilot chart of the North Indian Ocean. "Series C. No. 1." Sheets individually numbered, e.g.: Series C No. 1., Sheet no. 2. Series C; sheets also numbered in upper left margin, e.g.: 66, ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Catalog Record

    Pilot chart of the South Pacific / Catalog Record Only

    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. Various editions of some sheets. Some sheets have inconsistent numbering sequence. No. of maps for complete coverage not indicated. "Series C." The pilot charts were released as series C a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts," series A-F. These charts were designed for sailing ships and recorded wind direction observations made by mariners on previous voyages. For ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Catalog Record

    Pilot chart of the coast of Brazil / Catalog Record Only

    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. "This chart is on the plan of Pilot Chart North Atlantic. The only difference between the two is that in the North Atlantic, the wind-roses occupy each a space of Ocean 5' square. On this the wind-rose occupies a space of 1' of longitude by 2' of latitude. The arrangement of the months, courses, winds, and calms, is ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Catalog Record

    Pilot chart of the north Indian Ocean / Catalog Record Only

    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. "Series C. nos. 1 & 2." The pilot charts were released as series C a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. These charts were designed for sailing ships and recorded wind direction observations made by mariners on previous voyages. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," by ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
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    A chart showing the favorite resort of the sperm and right whale / Catalog Record Only

    "By authority of Commo: Charles Morris U.S.N., Chief of Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography, 1853." "Series F." The whale chart was released as series F a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," by Marc I. Pinsel, in Navigation : Journal of the Institute of Navigation, v. ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Catalog Record

    Pilot chart of the North Atlantic / Catalog Record Only

    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. "Series C. No. 1." "New edition corrected 1857." The pilot charts were released as series C a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. These charts were designed for sailing ships and recorded wind direction observations made by mariners on previous voyages. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Catalog Record

    Pilot chart of the coast of Brazil / Catalog Record Only

    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. Original date appears on map:1849. "This chart is on the plan of Pilot Chart North Atlantic. The only difference between the two is that in the North Atlantic, the wind-roses occupy each a space of Ocean 5' square. On this the wind-rose occupies a space of 1' of longitude by 2' of latitude. The arrangement of the months, ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Catalog Record

    Wind and current chart of the North Atlantic : thermal sheet / Catalog Record Only

    Shows temperature of the water at the surface by month. Various eds. of some sheets. Sheets individually numbered, e.g.: Thermal sheet no. 1 series D. "Series D." Thermal charts were released as series D a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. 12 sheets were published, 8 for the North Atlantic and 4 for the South Atlantic. Charts for the Pacific were ...

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850