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    A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England, with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connonicut have been particularly surveyed, shewing the ... Scale ca. 1:50,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Inscribed "To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl Percy ... with His Lordship's permission ... by ... Wm. Faden." Includes text, "References to the batteries," and "A list of the principal farms in Rhode Island." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1003 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles - Faden, William
    • Date: 1777
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    Baye de la Delaware avec les ports, sondes, dangers, bancs, &c. depuis les caps jusqu'à Philadelphie Scale ca. 1:230,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Includes inset of Philadelphia, text, and "Table des marées." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1357 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua - Le Rouge, Georges-Louis
    • Date: 1777
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    Atlantic coast of the United States (in four sheets) : sheet no. IV, Mosquito Inlet to Key West. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 47.48 Description derived from published bibliography. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 21. "No. 21" has been dropped from the upper left corner. "No. 4" and "Electrotype...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1863
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    Heezen-Tharp collection : Pacific Ocean This sub-collection of the Heezen-Tharp maps and papers collection contains some 4162 cartographic items and supporting materials that are related to Bruce Heezen and Marie Tharp's mapping of the Pacific Ocean floor. The item types include manuscript and published maps, soundings, reports, and other scientific data. The materials are stored offsite at Ft. Meade and must be requested advance of visiting the Geography and...
    • Contributor: Heezen, Bruce C. - Tharp, Marie
    • Date: 1957
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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 3, with 125 items. Charts dated 1774 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. - Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet)
    • Date: 1800

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    A draught of the Bay of Honduras and part of the Musquetto Shore. Scale ca. 1:435,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Large fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown over a cross, all over an undecipherable mark and the letters LVC. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2128 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 60 Includes descriptive notes and "A large draught of Trusillo Bay of lattid. 16⁰14ʹ No., variation 6⁰30ʹ e[as]terly," ca. 1:38,000. Shows...
    • Contributor: Robertson, George
    • Date: 1764
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    A plan of the harbour of Cape Lookout surveyed and sounded by His Majesty's sloop Viper, Scale ca. 1:14,200. Title on verso: Cape Lookout Harbour, No. Carolina, 159. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermark: Large fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown over a cross and the letters LVC. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References." On verso: 38. ACCR2: 260, 300, 650/2
    • Contributor: Lobb, J.
    • Date: 1764
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    Atlas of Joan Martines.
    Atlas de Joan Martines
    This manuscript atlas by Joan Martines, cosmographer to King Philip II of Spain, dated 1587, represents the combination of two cartographic schools that existed at the time of its creation. The older one was the traditional school of Majorca, which specialized in decorative portolan maps that by this time were obsolete with regard to the geographic information they conveyed. The newer one was the...
    • Contributor: Martines, Joan
    • Date: 1587

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    The harbor of Annapolis : founded upon a trigonometrical survey Covers Annapolis region including Severn River and adjacent part of Chesapeake Bay. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by shading and soundings. "Buoys corrected to 1874." Facsimile. Original version: Triangulation by James Ferguson and Ferd. H. Gerdes, assistants ; the hydrography under the direction of George M. Bache, lieutenant U.S. Navy ; typography by F.H. Gerdes, assistant. [Washington?] : The Survey, [1874]. [1st ed.]...
    • Contributor: United States. National Ocean Service - United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1874
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    The North American atlas, selected from the most authentic maps, charts, plans, &c. hitherto published. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Composite atlas of 23 maps published by William Faden and Thomas Jeffreys with manuscript list of maps. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789: 152, 257, 309, 624, 635, 690, 732, 800, 912, 1003, 1047, 1056, 1066, 1145, 1296, 1320, 1356, 1394, 1430, 1608, 1630, 1969 List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress,...
    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas - Faden, William
    • Date: 1777

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    Mouth and bar of Pearl River, Island of Oahu, Hawaiian Islands Depths shown by soundings. In upper left corner: Sheet no. 1. Annotated in red ink in lower left corner: Copy--made in Office of Chief of Engineers, Oct'r 23rd 1873. Annotated in pencil in upper left margin: With letter from Secretary of War of 25 October 1873. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sands, J. H. - Cutts, R. M. - Wilson, D. L.
    • Date: 1873
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    From New Inlet to Absecon Inlet. Scale 1:80,000. Facsim. of nautical chart originally published in 1881. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976." "Plate no. 1592." "BiC-37." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: [U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey] - National Ocean Survey
    • Date: 1976
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    Nova Scotia Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by hachures. Includes illustrated cartouche. LC copy mounted on cloth backed paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Date: 1749
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    A chart of Delawar Bay, with soundings and nautical observations. Scale ca. 1:150,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along left and right margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. - Hamond, Andrew Snape - Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet)
    • Date: 1779
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    A survey of the coast about Cape Lookout in North Carolina, taken the 29th of June,1756. Scale ca. 1:26,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Plate no. "27." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1508 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ACCR2: 260, 300, 650, 651 Searched 6-15-95 ga16
    • Contributor: Mackay, Arthur
    • Date: 1756
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    Port de Louisburg Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Relief shown by hachures and land form drawings. Depths shown by soundings. Some buildings shown pictorially. "Camp des Anglois, juillet 1758" appears to the left of the fort. Includes index. Insets: Carte de l'Ilse Royale -- Veue de Louisbourg. LC copy fold lined, with atlas hinge on verso. Considerable ink offset, and water stain in upper left. LC Maps and charts of North America...
    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis
    • Date: 1758
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    Spherical Map That Shows the North of the Santo Domingo Island and the Eastern Part of Canal Viejo of Bahamas.
    Carta esferica que comprehende los desemboques al norte de la Isla de Sto Domingo y la parte oriental del Canal Viejo de Bahama
    This early-19th century Spanish naval map shows the eastern Caribbean, from the northern coasts of Hispaniola (present-day Haiti and the Dominican Republic) and Cuba to the Bahamas. The map was engraved by Fernando Selma (1752-1810), a well-known Spanish engraver who produced not only maps, but also portraits of notable Spaniards.
    • Contributor: Selma, Fernando
    • Date: 1802
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    Preliminary sketch showing the coast line of the Pearl Lochs, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In upper left corner: Sheet no. 3.
    • Contributor: Lyons, C. J. - Lidgate, J.
    • Date: 1873
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    Carte du Golphe du Mexique et des isles Antilles, reduite de la grande carte angloise de Popple, Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Paris. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Title in margin: Carte d'une part[i]e de l'Amerique pour la navigation des isles et du Golfe du Mexique avec l'interieur des terres depuis la Bermude jusqu'a Cayenne, partie meridionale, réduite de la carte angloise en 20 feuilles par Mr. Popple avec quelques corrections et augmentations par Phil. Buache. European...
    • Contributor: Buache, Jean-Nicolas - Buache, Philippe - Popple, Henry - Dezauche
    • Date: 1789
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    The River St. Laurence. Scale ca. 1:400,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Watermark: Large fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown and cross over several undecipherable letters and VI. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the river from Quebec to "Part of the island of Anticostie." Includes "Explanation" and inset of the St. Lawrence River from Quebec to Crane Island, ca. 1:230,000. Available also through the...
    • Date: 1750
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    [Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 943 AACR2: 100; 650/1;...
    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Date: 1770
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    Heezen-Tharp collection : World/Miscellaneous This sub-collection of the Heezen-Tharp maps and papers collection contains some 5890 cartographic items and supporting materials that are related to Bruce Heezen and Marie Tharp's mapping of the ocean floor represented in worldwide depictions and also contains miscellaneous materials. The item types include manuscript and published maps, soundings, reports, and other scientific data. The materials are stored offsite at Ft. Meade and must...
    • Contributor: Heezen, Bruce C. - Tharp, Marie
    • Date: 1957
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    Chesapeake Bay. Sheet 6, from the mouth of York River to the entrance to bay. Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.52 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 15. "No. 15" is in the upper left corner. At head of title: Coast chart no. 36. Similar to the preceeding chart, but with a change in the title....
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Brazilian Coast from Sohipe to São João Island.
    Plano da Costa do Brasil desde o Sohipe athê a ilha de S. João
    This manuscript nautical map shows a stretch of the Brazilian coast from the town of Sohipe to São João Island. This coastline today is part of the state of Bahia. Bahia has Brazil's country's longest coastline and, during the early colonial period, boasted several important export centers. Features indicated on the map include water-depths, coastal rocks and shoals, and prevailing currents.
    • Date: 1750
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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 12, with 97 items. Charts dated 1774 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part 1, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet)
    • Date: 1800

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