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    Key West harbor and its approaches. Scale 1:50,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.7 United States Coast Survey, no. 469. General chart of Key West and environs showing soundings, lights, channels, and island vegetation. Inset: Sub-sketch of Key West harbor. Scale 1:30,000. 19 x 17 cm. Includes sailing directions. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus)
    • Date: 1864
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    Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, taped, and annotated in pencil: Original is in Coast Survey. DCP
    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1837
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    Potomac River (in four sheets) Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibliography. Maps numbered 20-23 in upper left corners. Seal of U.S. Coast Survey Office printed below the map title. Similar to no. 35.2, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) This item is in the Map Collection ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1862
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    Potomac River at Washington, D.C., map showing progress of work : June 30, 1890 Shows dredged and reclaimed Potomac park areas. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover)
    • Date: 1890
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    Proposed improvement of James Creek Canal Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Base map title: Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia : 1882 / issued July 1882 J.E. Hilgard, superintendent. Title and James Creek Canal information shown in red overprint. Author's name handwritten in ink. Includes notes, tide table, and USC&GS insigne. "Eng50 2." LC copy stained. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1887
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    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in blue pencil and red ink. LC copy imperfect: Torn along center fold, section of upper right margin missing. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
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    [Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding the city of Washington]. Shows waterfront, wharves, and bridges. Depths shown by soundings. Title from Phillips's Descriptive list of maps and views of Washington. On verso in ink: Handed to the Surveyor by Mr. J.P. Ingle for safe keeping, Nov. 29, 1830. Ink and wash. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Text in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Ingle, John P.
    • Date: 1830
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    Map of Erie County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; some borough insets also show real-property tracts, tract numbers, and landowners' names. Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries, township territories, and borough/village insets. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, cracked, shellacked, missing small sections of margin, quartered to enable folding. LC Land ownership maps, 744 Includes statistical tables, ill., and advertisement. Insets: Plan of the city ...
    • Contributor: Chace, J. - McLeran, O. - Moore, Isaac W.
    • Date: 1855
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    The harbor of Annapolis Scale 1:60,000. 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. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Covers Annapolis region including Severn River and adjacent part of Chesapeake Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Ferguson, James - Gerdes, F. H.
    • Date: 1846
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    Vessels destroyed at Norfolk 1861. Sketch map of "U.S. Navy Yard" vicinity at Portsmouth (Va.) showing buildings, shipbuilding docks, drydock, buoys, and locations of the scuttled U.S. ships "Pennsylvania", "Columbia", "Raritan", and "Delaware". Title from verso (red-ink handwriting). Pen-and-ink (black and red). Rubber-stamped at lower right: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, Feb. 21 1902, Ass. No. 738 X [no. handwritten in black ink]. Handwritten in black ink ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 18??
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    Port facilities at Washington D.C. & Alexandria, Va. Depths shown by soundings and contours. "Transmitted with letter dated: October 19, 1923." Includes indexed "List of piers and wharves at Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va.," notes, 2 "General vicinity sketch" insets, and indexed "List of steamship lines." Ancillary map ca. 1:112,000: Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore Md. / Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors. "B-12-32. B-12-33." LC ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Washington District - Schmitt, Edwin A. - United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors
    • Date: 1923
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Scale ca. 1:61,000. Title from verso. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips A list of maps of America: Croquis de la rade de Portsmouth; position de la flotte française. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Shows Portsmouth harbor, including fortifications on shore and position of the French ships "Pluton," "Auguste," and "Bourgogne." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 876 Available ...
    • Date: 1782
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    Piano della città, e porto di Sant'. Agostino. Scale ca. 1:47,000. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in feet. Oriented with north to the right. Appears in Il Gazzettiere americano, 1763, v. 1 and Atlante dell' America, 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1640 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Vanni, Violante - Pazzi, Giuseppe
    • Date: 1763
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    Carolina septentrionale et meridionale en 4 feuilles, traduite de l'Anglois. Scale ca. 1:560,000. Alternate title: An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks, and soundings on the coast ... by Henry Mouzon and others. Carte exacte de la Coraline septentrionale et meridionale ... Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows names ...
    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis - Mouzon, Henry
    • Date: 1777
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    A plan of the harbour and peninsula of Cape Ann in North America, Scale ca. 1:53,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 973 Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel - Mowat, Henry - Auvergne, P. D
    • Date: 1776
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    Map of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1835
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    Hydrographic map of the Potomac River from Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, to Long Bridge, Washington, D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and extensively annotated in red ink to show estuarine contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Craighill, Wm. P. (William Price) - Weyss, J. E. - Thompson, G. (Gilbert) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1871
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    Plan du port de Portsmouth levé à vue. Scale ca. 1:38,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and premier anchorage areas for ships. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 875 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3
    • Date: 1782
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    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in pencil. LC copy incomplete: Additional sheet showing the southern section of Patapsco River, the Chesapeake Bay, and the inset of Annapolis Harbor missing. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
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    An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ... Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated, in black ink, in lower right margin: Scale --8 2/3 = 1. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available ...
    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
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    St. Mary's River and Fernandina harbor, Florida Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 120.5 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 31. "No. 31" in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey) - Evans, A. W.
    • Date: 1862
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    A plan of the harbour of Pensacola in West-Florida. Scale ca. 1:32,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on vellum. Soundings shown in fathoms at low tide. Includes "Remarks." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1656 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 892 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Gauld, George - Lindsay, John
    • Date: 1764
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    An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ... Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 650/6; ...
    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
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    Piano del porto, e degli stabilimenti di Pensacola. Scale ca. 1:42,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1654 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Vanni, Violante - Pazzi, Giuseppe
    • Date: 1763