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  • Map
    Map showing the economic minerals along the route of the Chesapeake & Ohio Rail Way to accompany the geological report of Thomas S. Ridgway. Covers area from Richmond, Va., to the Ohio River along the route of the railroad and shows the geological sections in which minerals are found. Consolidated from the Virginia Central and Covington and Ohio Railroads in August 1868.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine - Ridgway, Thomas S. - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1872
  • Map
    The Washington map of the United States. Insets. By the Superintendent, U.S. National Observatory. In comparison to the Bond publication also note addition of 2 counties in Kansas, and Wichita ... in Oklahoma. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    A Chart of the entrance of Cape Fear River
    Cape Fear River
    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes "Tide Scale at Smithville." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration and staining on bottom of all sheets. Torn along edges with minor losses.
    • Contributor: Glynn, James - Paulding, James Kirke - Maury, Matthew Fontaine - Haas, Philip - United States. Navy
    • Date: 1839
  • Map
    The Washington map of the United States. Maury, Superintendent U.S. National Observatory. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    The Washington map of the United States. By Supt., U.S. National Observatory. Includes insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    The Washington map of the United States. Includes insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1868
  • Map
    The Washington map of the United States Relief shown in hachures and spot heights. Maps for an Emerging Nation, no. 55. Includes insets of 3 views, 4 maps and 1 cross section. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies; Copy 2 imperfect.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine - United States Naval Observatory
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    The Washington map of the United States. Insets. By the Superintendent, U.S. National Observatory. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    The Washington map of the United States. Insets. By the Superintendent, U.S. National Observatory. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    The Washington map of the United States Relief shown in hachures and spot heights. Includes Census of the United States for 1860. Includes insets of 6 views, 5 maps and 4 profiles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine - United States Naval Observatory
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Transferred from the Carter Godwin Woodson Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Includes an index of the "Population of the Cities, Towns, and Townships, 1870" and a list of authorities. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines and torn in half along horizontal fold. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Waddell, J. H. - Maury, Matthew Fontaine - Woodson, Carter Godwin
    • Date: 1871
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the coast of Brazil /
    Coast of Brazil Catalog Record Only
    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. Original date appears on map:1849. "This chart is on the plan of Pilot Chart North Atlantic. The only difference between the two is that in the North Atlantic, the wind-roses occupy each a space of Ocean 5' square. On this the wind-rose occupies a space of 1' of longitude by 2' of latitude. The arrangement of the months,...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the north Indian Ocean /
    North Indian Ocean Catalog Record Only
    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. "Series C. nos. 1 & 2." 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...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    Wind and current chart of the North Atlantic : thermal sheet /
    Maury's wind & current chart : thermal sheet. | North Atlantic | Thermal sheet Catalog Record Only
    Shows temperature of the water at the surface by month. Various eds. of some sheets. Sheets individually numbered, e.g.: Thermal sheet no. 1 series D. "Series D." Thermal charts were released as series D a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. 12 sheets were published, 8 for the North Atlantic and 4 for the South Atlantic. Charts for the Pacific were...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the North Atlantic / Catalog Record Only 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...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1853
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    A chart showing the favorite resort of the sperm and right whale /
    Sperm and right whale Catalog Record Only
    "By authority of Commo: Charles Morris U.S.N., Chief of Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography, 1853." "Series F." The whale chart was released as series F a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. 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....
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    Pilot chart for Cape Horn /
    Pilot chart, Cape Horn Catalog Record Only
    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. "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 complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," by Marc I. Pinsel, in...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    Wind and current chart of the South Atlantic /
    Maury's wind & current chart, S. Atlantic | Maury's wind & current chart, South Atlantic | Maury's wind and current chart, series A, South Atlantic | South Atlantic | Maury's wind and current chart, South Atlantic Catalog Record Only
    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. Does not cover the southeastern Atlantic south of latitude 40⁰ S. Various eds. of some sheets with updated and additional information. "Drawn by Passed Mid. Wm. G. Temple, U.S.N. Tracks projected by Prof. Wm. Flye, U.S.N. Eng. by Sherman & Smith. N.Y."--Sheet 3, lower margin. "Series A." Track chart, released as Series A a part of Maury's "Wind...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1847
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the coast of Brazil /
    Coast of Brazil Catalog Record Only
    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. "This chart is on the plan of Pilot Chart North Atlantic. The only difference between the two is that in the North Atlantic, the wind-roses occupy each a space of Ocean 5' square. On this the wind-rose occupies a space of 1' of longitude by 2' of latitude. The arrangement of the months, courses, winds, and calms, is...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1854
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    Wind and current chart of the North Atlantic /
    Maury's wind & current chart | Maury's wind and current chart Catalog Record Only
    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. Various eds. of some charts. Some sheets lack title and numberings. 1st and 2nd editions lack series designations A, B, C, etc. "The winds are denoted by small brushes, the head of the brush pointing to the direction whence the wind blows, the length of the brush shewing the comparative force." "Eng. by Sherman & Smith N.Y."--Lower right...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1847
  • Map
    Trade wind chart of the Atlantic Ocean /
    Wind and current charts | Atlantic Ocean Catalog Record Only
    "Series B." The trade wind charts were released as series B a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. Two sheets were produced, one for the Atlantic and the other for the Indian Ocean. 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,...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1851
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    Wind and current chart of the South Atlantic /
    Maury's wind & current chart : South Atlantic | South Atlantic Catalog Record Only
    Shows temperature of the water at the surface by month. Does not cover the southeastern Atlantic south of latitude 40⁰ S. Sheets individually numbered, e.g.: Series D. No. 1, South Atlantic No. 2. Series D. Originally intended to be complete in 6 sheets. Sheets 5 and 6, covering the southeastern Atlantic, were not issued. "Series D." Thermal charts were released as series D a...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    Storm and rain chart of the South Atlantic / Catalog Record Only "The object of this chart is to show the exceptions to the general prevailing condition of the weather at sea; and to determine for each month in every district the quarter from which storms are most liable to occur." "Series E1." The storm and rain charts were released as series E a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts," series A-F. For complete discussion,...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1854
  • Map
    Pilot chart of the South Atlantic /
    South Atlantic Catalog Record Only
    Shows prevailing wind direction by month. "No. 1. 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 complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," by Marc I....
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Whale chart : preliminary sketch / Catalog Record Only Shows whale fishing locations for four species by season. Relief shown pictorially. "Published at the National Observatory by authority of Commo. L. Warrington, Chief Bureau of Ordnance & Hydrography." "Series F." The whale chart was released as series F a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury,"...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1851