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Map Map of Nicaragua : showing explorations and surveys : also the location of the proposed line for an interoceanic ship canal

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Title

  • Map of Nicaragua : showing explorations and surveys : also the location of the proposed line for an interoceanic ship canal

Names

  • Philp, J. B. (James B.)

Created / Published

  • [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Surveying Expedition, [1872-1873]
  • Park Place, N.Y. : The Graphic Co. Photo-Lith, [1872-1873]

Contents

  • Plate No. 1. Map of Nicaragua showing explorations and surveys by U.S. Surveying Expeditions of 1872 & 1873 : also the location of the proposed line for an Interoceanic Ship Canal / passed Assistant Engineer G.M. Greene, U.S.N. & James B. Philip, Draughtsmen -- Plate No. 12. General plan of lock, as proposed for the Nicaragua Ship Canal (scale 40ft. to an inch) -- Plate No. 13. Proposed change in river bed of Rio Grande, with cross sections (scale 160ft = 1in.), scale of cross sections, horizontal, 160ft = 1in., vertical, 50ft = 1in.) -- Plate No. 14. Proposed change in bed of River to accommodate the line of Canal (scale, 160ft=1in.) -- Plate No. 15. Map of junction of Rio Grande and Tola Rivers, showing proposed Culvert under the Canal -- Plate No. 16. Nicaragua Ship Canal, proposed transverse section (scale 1/480 or 40 feet = one inch) / James B. Philp, Draughtsman -- Plate No. 17. U.S. Nicaragua Surveying Expedition, Gorda Bay - Nicaragua, surveyed 1873 / by Comr. E.P. Lull, U.S.N., assisted by Commander A.V. Reed ... (scale 1:20,000) -- Plate No. 18. U.S. Nicaragua Surveying Expedition, Monkey Point Harbor, surveyed 1873 / by Comr. E.P. Lull, U.S.N. ... (scale 1:20,000) -- Plate No. 19. Map showing difference of level between Lake Nicaragua & Lake Managua / surveyed & Levelled by Lt. E.H.C. Leutze, U.S.N., J.W. Miller, U.S.N. & J. FosterCrowell, C.E., (scales 1:20,000, vertical 1:400).

Headings

  • -  Canal Zone
  • -  Nicaragua Canal (Nicaragua)--Maps
  • -  Nicaragua Canal (Nicaragua)--Charts, diagrams, etc
  • -  Rivers--Nicaragua--Maps
  • -  Waterways--Nicaragua--Maps
  • -  Canals--Nicaragua--Maps
  • -  Nicaragua--Nicaragua Canal

Genre

  • Maps

Notes

  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Exhibited in G&M exhibit "In search of a Canal Route", # plate #1.
  • -  In upper margin: Plate No. 1.
  • -  Gift, Leland S. Conness, March 23, 1927.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 9 maps ; 67 x 70 cm or smaller, mounted on cloth.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G4852.N5C2 svar .M2

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2014589386

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Philp, J. B. Map of Nicaragua: showing explorations and surveys: also the location of the proposed line for an interoceanic ship canal. [Washington, D.C.:U.S. Surveying Expedition, to 1873 Park Place, N.Y.: The Graphic Co. Photo-Lith, to 1873, 1872] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2014589386/.

APA citation style:

Philp, J. B. (1872) Map of Nicaragua: showing explorations and surveys: also the location of the proposed line for an interoceanic ship canal. [Washington, D.C.:U.S. Surveying Expedition, to 1873 Park Place, N.Y.: The Graphic Co. Photo-Lith, to 1873] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2014589386/.

MLA citation style:

Philp, J. B. Map of Nicaragua: showing explorations and surveys: also the location of the proposed line for an interoceanic ship canal. [Washington, D.C.:U.S. Surveying Expedition, to 1873 Park Place, N.Y.: The Graphic Co. Photo-Lith, to 1873, 1872] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2014589386/>.