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Map Pilot chart of the North Atlantic

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Title

  • Pilot chart of the North Atlantic

Names

  • Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873.
  • Brooke, John M. (John Mercer), 1826-1906.
  • United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography.
  • United States. Hydrographic Office.
  • United States Naval Observatory.

Created / Published

  • [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Hydrographical Office, 1853.

Headings

  • -  Nautical charts--North Atlantic Ocean
  • -  Winds--North Atlantic Ocean--Maps
  • -  North Atlantic Ocean

Genre

  • Maps
  • Nautical charts

Notes

  • -  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 Maury," by Marc I. Pinsel, in Navigation : Journal of the Institute of Navigation, v. 28, no. 2 (Summer, 1981), p. 123-137.
  • -  Includes diagrams and notes in map area with signature of M.F. Maury.
  • -  In upper left margin: 9.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 map ; on sheet 91 x 65 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G9111.P5 1853 .M2

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2009575936

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Maury, Matthew Fontaine, John M Brooke, United States Bureau Of Ordnance And Hydrography, United States Hydrographic Office, and United States Naval Observatory. Pilot chart of the North Atlantic. [Washington, D.C.: U.S. Hydrographical Office, 1853] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2009575936/.

APA citation style:

Maury, M. F., Brooke, J. M., United States Bureau Of Ordnance And Hydrography, United States Hydrographic Office & United States Naval Observatory. (1853) Pilot chart of the North Atlantic. [Washington, D.C.: U.S. Hydrographical Office] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009575936/.

MLA citation style:

Maury, Matthew Fontaine, et al. Pilot chart of the North Atlantic. [Washington, D.C.: U.S. Hydrographical Office, 1853] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2009575936/>.