Collection Items

  • Map
    The Washington map of the United States Relief shown in hachures and spot heights. Maps for an Emerging Nation, no. 55. Includes insets of 3 views, 4 maps and 1 cross section. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies; Copy 2 imperfect.
    • Contributor: United States Naval Observatory - Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    The Washington map of the United States Relief shown in hachures and spot heights. Includes Census of the United States for 1860. Includes insets of 6 views, 5 maps and 4 profiles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Naval Observatory - Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Pilot chart for Cape Horn
    Pilot chart, Cape Horn
    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: United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography - United States Naval Observatory - Morris, Charles - United States. Hydrographic Office - Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the coast of Brazil
    Coast of Brazil
    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: United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography - United States. Hydrographic Office - United States Naval Observatory - Sherman & Smith - Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the coast of Brazil
    Coast of Brazil
    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: United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography - United States. Hydrographic Office - United States Naval Observatory - Sherman & Smith - Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1854
  • Map
    Trade wind chart of the Atlantic Ocean
    Wind and current charts | Atlantic Ocean
    "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: United States. Hydrographic Office - United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography - Morris, Charles - Dehaven, E. J. - Maury, Matthew Fontaine - United States Naval Observatory
    • Date: 1851
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the North Atlantic 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: United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography - United States Naval Observatory - Brooke, John M. (John Mercer) - United States. Hydrographic Office - Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the South Atlantic
    South Atlantic
    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: United States Naval Observatory - United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography - Warrington, L. (Lewis) - United States. Hydrographic Office - Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the South Atlantic
    South Atlantic
    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: United States Naval Observatory - United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography - Warrington, L. (Lewis) - United States. Hydrographic Office - Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    Monsoon & trade wind chart of the Indian Ocean
    Wind and current charts | Monsoon and trade wind chart of the Indian Ocean | Indian Ocean
    "Series B." Explanation dated "January 1860." 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...
    • Contributor: Guthrie, John Julien - United States. Hydrographic Office - United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography - Maury, Matthew Fontaine - May, R. L. - United States Naval Observatory
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the north Indian Ocean
    North Indian Ocean
    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: United States. Hydrographic Office - Fitzgerald, W. - United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography - West, Wm. C. (William C.) - Morris, Charles - Maury, Matthew Fontaine - United States Naval Observatory
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the North Pacific
    North Pacific
    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: United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography - United States Naval Observatory - Morris, Charles - United States. Hydrographic Office - Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1852

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    Pilot chart of the South Pacific
    South Pacific
    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: United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography - United States Naval Observatory - United States. Hydrographic Office - Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1851

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