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    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
    • Date: 1852
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    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
    • Date: 1851