Map [Map of the Potomac River estuary from the Three Sisters to Giesboro Point D.C.].

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Title
[Map of the Potomac River estuary from the Three Sisters to Giesboro Point D.C.].
Contributor Names
Rives, Alfred Landon, 1830-1903.
Created / Published
[1857?]
Subject Headings
-  Harbors--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
-  Waterfronts--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
-  Washington (D.C.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  Potomac River Estuary--Maps, Manuscript
-  Manuscript maps
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
Notes
-  Shows proposed new riverbanks.
-  Also covers adjacent areas of city of Washington.
-  Relief shown by contours in some areas. Depths shown by bottom profile lines.
-  Black and red ink, blue watercolor, and lead pencil.
-  Oriented with north toward the upper left.
-  Originally drawn on 5 sheets, assembled, sectioned, missing peripheral and internal sections, and mounted on cloth backing.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  DCP
Medium
1 map : col., ms. ; 137 x 179 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3851.P55 1857 .R5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3851p.ct011231
Library of Congress Control Number
87695764
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
Shows proposed new riverbanks. Also covers adjacent areas of city of Washington. Relief shown by contours in some areas. Depths shown by bottom profile lines. Black and red ink, blue watercolor, and lead pencil. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Originally drawn on 5 sheets, assembled, sectioned, missing peripheral and internal sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/87695764
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Chicago citation style:

Rives, Alfred Landon. Map of the Potomac River estuary from the Three Sisters to Giesboro Point D.C. [?, 1857] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/87695764/.

APA citation style:

Rives, A. L. (1857) Map of the Potomac River estuary from the Three Sisters to Giesboro Point D.C. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/87695764/.

MLA citation style:

Rives, Alfred Landon. Map of the Potomac River estuary from the Three Sisters to Giesboro Point D.C. [?, 1857] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/87695764/>.

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