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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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    Geometrical plan of the principal harbour in the island of Porto [sic] Rico Relief shown by hachures. Includes index and shows notes, remarks, situation of shoals, and directions for entering the harbour of Porto [sic] Rico. "Republished on the scale of the original plan by W. Faden, geographer to his majesty & to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Churruca Y Elorza, Cosme Damián De - Wilson, H.
    • Date: 1805
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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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    Plano de la ciudad de Puerto Real, en la isla de la Jamaica. Scale ca. 1:3,300. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1955 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes maps of "Plano de la ciudad de Kingston, en la Jamaica," ca. 1:7,500, "Carta del puerto de Bluefields," ca. 1:95,000, and "Carte de los puertos de Kingston y Puerto Real," ca. 1:95,000. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 650/4
    • Contributor: López, Juan
    • Date: 1782
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    New Hampshire. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso. Title in manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection: Harbour of Portsmouth, N. Hampshire. Title in LC's Maps of America: Chart of coast of New Hampshire, near Portsmouth and the Isles of Shoals. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 874 Available also...
    • Date: 1770
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    Chart of the Potomac River from Georgetown to Alexandria Depths shown by contours and soundings. Does not cover Georgetown vicinity. Negative photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north to the right. "Drawer 55, sheet 4." "55-4." LC copy fold-lined and originally printed on 4 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Berrien, John Macpherson - Kearney, James - Hughes, George W. (George Wurtz) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1833
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    Isle Amelia en Floride. Scales vary. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From the author's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778-79. Includes notes and "Vue de l'entrée de la Riviere St. Marys ou Ste. Marie." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1631 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso: [Plate no.] 26. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3;...
    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis - Fuller, William - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1778
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    Taiwan Tansui-kō, Taihoku-fu kyokuchizu Title from title piece mounted on map verso. This map is part of a series. Series note is on verso of map in Japanese. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "Dai hyakurokugō [106-gō] fuzu nanamai [7-mai] no uchi dai 6"; "Dai kyūgō [9-gō]." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ozawa, Tokuhei
    • Date: 1888
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    Plano del puerto de la Ysla de Roatán cituado en la parte del S. y E. de ella, el centro de esta ysla se halla en la latd. N. 16⁰24ʹ y en ... Shows harbor of New Port Royal. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Watermark: Zoonen. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 495 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 70. Vault
    • Date: 1782
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    Port de Louisbourg dans l'Isle Royale. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. "Tome I, no. 23." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 346 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: [Bellin, Jacques Nicolas]
    • Date: 1764
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    Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the harbor of West Point as an entrepot for emmigration and the shipment of the products of the southern and western ... Shows major railways to the west. Relief shown by contours. Also covers Maryland, West Virginia, and Delaware. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in lower left corner stamped in blue ink: 66. LC copy imperfect: Torn with minor losses along vertical fold lines and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Quackenbush, Eugene - Ed. W. Welcke & Bro
    • Date: 1875
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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. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "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...
    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
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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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    An exact plan of the city, fortifications & harbour of Havana in the island of Cuba Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. From Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure. May 1762, v. 30. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1814 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ancillary map of "Island of Cuba." LC copy imperfect: Portions in upper margin, right margin, and lower right corner missing.
    • Date: 1762
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    Plan de la Baye de Baynet, situeé a hiut leiues sous le vent de celle de Jacmel, levé suivant les ordres de Mr. d'Estaing le 11 Ocbre. 1764. Scale ca. 1:15,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Cadastral map. Shows coast from "Cap Raimon" to "Trou Maho Riv." Has watermark. On verso: No. 26. [changed to] 15. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 455 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1900 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2:...
    • Contributor: Baventin, Regnard De. - Estaing, Charles Henri
    • Date: 1764
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    Plano y explicación del Real Astillero de la Habana en la ysla de Cuba y de sus inmediaciones. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Watermark: C. & I. Honig. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 354 Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 106. Annotated in blue ink on sticker on verso: 6883-11. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Latin American Atlantic port cities exhibit #11 Vault
    • Date: 1700
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    [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript chart of the Mediterranean and Black seas on vellum]. Anonymous nautical chart in portolan style probably drawn in Genoa. Covers Mediterranean Sea from the Balearic Islands to the Levantine coast; also covers western part of Black Sea. Oldest original cartographic artifact in the Library of Congress. Title from printed label on box in which the map is housed. Pen-and-ink (red/green/brown). Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite. Sheet cut into the shape...
    • Date: 1320
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    Plano del puerto del Rio Janeiro situado en la latitud S. de 22⁰54ʹ10ʺ longitud occidental de Cádiz 36⁰31ʹ. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Cádiz. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes index and indexed inset showing view of fortified Culebras Island. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. Annotated in brown ink in lower left corner: 13. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 44. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 186 Available...
    • Date: 1780
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    Plano del puerto de San Juan de Puerto-Rico : con la representación de las obras ejecultada desde 1887 hasta el 30 de Junio 1894. Shows vicinity of San Juan including forts and harbor. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. "Lit Boletin, Puerto-Rico." Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated on verso in blue crayon obscured by mounting. In pencil on card: Exhibit info: Sepulveda 29303 #5.
    • Date: 1894
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    Map of the world oceans, January 2015. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by shading. Shows shipping lanes and major ports. "803745AI (G03545) 1-15." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2015
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    Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia Nautical chart. Also covers central Washington. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Printed note slip titled "Time ball" affixed at lower right. Includes notes, tide table, and survey insigne. In left upper margin: No. 391a price 40 cents. LC copy soiled, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Date: 1882
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    New Haven Harbor [Scale 1:30,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.15 Another copy with annotations. Harbor chart annotated in red to show the number and sectors of fire for guns situated at Oyster Point and Fort Hale, Connecticut. Guns at Oyster Point are numbered 1 to 5 and those at Fort Hale, 1 to 15. Information added to the chart probably reflects the situation during the...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Hassler, F. R. - Ferguson, James - Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March)
    • Date: 186?
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    Rough plan of the defences of the harbour of Annapolis in Maryland
    Plan of the works for the defense of Annapolis
    Shows forts in Annapolis and along the lower Severn River. Also shows harbor and public buildings in Annapolis. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Manuscript: Black ink, red watercolor for forts and buildings, green and brown watercolor washes for shading. Watermark: JWhathan [sp.?]. Originally drawn on 2 sheets (now conjoined). Sheet halved to enable folding. Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Tatham, William - Winder, William Henry
    • Date: 1814
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    A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea Depths shown by soundings in selected areas. Statement of dedication: To the Right Honorable Horatio Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Burnham Thorpe in Norfolk, Rear Admiral of the Blue, and Knight of the Military Order of the Garter, this chart is most repectfully dedicated by his grateful much obliged humble servant, William Heather. "Published as the Act directs, July 12th 1797, by...
    • Contributor: Heather, William - Stephenson, John - Norie, J. W. (John William) - Michelot, Henri - W. Heather & Co.
    • Date: 1797
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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