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    Gulf coast of the United States; Key West to Rio Grande. Scale 1:1,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.6 (Its no. 5) At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. "Electrotype copy no. 1 by G. Mathiot, U.S.G.S., no. 5" printed in upper margin. Chart of the Gulf coast indicating soundings, lights, and bottom contours at 10 and 100 fathoms. Stamped in the lower right corner: From collection of David Dixon...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    A chart of Delaware Bay and River : from the original Nautical chart showing shoals, tidal flats, ship channels, shoreline anchorages, and port towns up to Philadelphia.
    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Date: 1776
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    A new chart of Massachusetts Bay, and part of the coast of Maine Scale ca. 1:200,000. LC copy annotated in ink and watercolor to show lights. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Covers coast of New England from Buzzards Bay to Monhegan Island. "Entered according to Act of Congress Feb. 11th 1822, by Cushing & Appleton and S. Lambert of Massachusetts." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Lambert, Samuel - Whipple, Henry - Cushing & Appleton
    • Date: 1853
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    Sketch of the harbour of North Edisto, 2d March 1780. Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1553 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Searched 3-26-96 ga16
    • Date: 1780
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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. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Hamond, Andrew Snape - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1779
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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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    Preliminary chart of western end of Florida Reefs including Tortugas Keys. Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.52 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 17. "No. 17" is the upper left corner. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    [Boston Harbor, Massachusetts. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. Watermark: [Fleur-de-lis with] GR [below and] J. Whatman. Includes view of "Boston lt. house ... " On verso: No. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 942 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1770
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    Carte de la baie de Chesapeake et de la partie navigable des rivières, James, York, Patowmack, Patuxen, Patapsco, North-East, Choptank et Pokomack. Scale ca. 1:525,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. "14." From the author's Neptune americo-septentrional contenant les côtes. 1778-80. Includes text and inset "Plan de la Baie Herring en Maryland." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Two copies. Copy 1 sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Vault AACR2: 110; 650/1; 651/2; 700/1
    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit
    • Date: 1778
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    Gulf coast of the United States, Key West to Rio Grande. Scale 1:1,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.62-CW 47.64 Eastern part [Key West to the Mississippi River.]--Western Part [Mississippi River to Rio Grande] 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 22-23. "No. 22" is in the upper left corner of Eastern part and "No....
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Plano de Philadelphia. Scale ca. 1:220,000. Manuscript, pen and ink. Copied from Joshua Fishers' "To the merchants & insurers of the city of Philadelphia, this chart of Delaware Bay and river." Depths shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the right. Shows shipping channels. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1353 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Date: 1756
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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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    A map with part of the Florida coast from Cape Blaise to Apalachie; with the boundaries betwixt East & West Floridas, 160 yards across the river call'd Apalachicola. Scale ca. 1:205,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1626 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Slowley, Robert
    • Date: 1769
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    Chart showing the depth of the James and York rivers as they enter Chesapeake Bay, with towns adjacent. Scale ca. 1:200,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 227. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Shows settlements, points of interest, and aids to navigation. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1781
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    Carte detaillée de West Point sur la rivière d'York au confluent des Rivières de Pamunkey et Matapony. Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title on verso: West Point sur le riviere d'York au confluent du Pamunkey et du Matapony. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ferry routes, ship channels, and names of landholders. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1460 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1;...
    • Date: 1781
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    [Mount Desert Island and neighboring coast of Maine. Scale ca. 1:49,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold, upper margin, and lower portion of map; part of left and right margins trimmed off. Shows coast of Hancock County, Maine. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 861 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: [des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet)] - [Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1776
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    Descripcion de la Bahia de Santa Maria de Galve, y Puerto de Sn. Miguel de Panzacola con toda la costa contigua y las demas bahias que tiene en ella, hasta el Rio ... Covers coast of western Florida Panhandle from Pensacola to Apalachicola. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Terceira Island, Azores [?]. Pen-and-ink and orange watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 870 LC Nautical charts on vellum, 22 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. Imperfect: Wrinkled, stained, and creased.
    • Contributor: Lajonk, Jaime - Siscara, Juan De.
    • Date: 1700
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    Cape Henlopen and the Delaware Breakwater Scale 1:20,000. Title in lower margin: Delaware Breakwater. Facsim. of nautical chart originally "Published at Washington, D.C., November 1901 ..." Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Polyconic projection." "American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976." "Plate no. 2710." "BiC-54." Includes sailing information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 650/2; 651/3; 710/1
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - National Ocean Survey
    • Date: 1976
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    [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay. Scale ca. 1:115,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. Shows coast of most of Rhode Island, small portion of Connecticut, and part of Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay. LC copy imperfect: Incomplete and deterioration along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1006 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1779
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    Part of Long Island; and the coast eastward to the shoals of Nantucket. Scale ca. 1:600,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Greenwich. Has watermarks. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes view of "Sancoty Head S.S.W. 10 miles distant." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 824 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Knight, John
    • Date: 1778
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    Descripcion de la costa de Tierra Firme desde el Rio de la Empalizada hasta Cavo de Clara. Por las latitudes y longitudes de Dn. Bartolome de Rosa. Scale ca. 1:3,300,000. Title on verso: Florida & Cuba, 140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Soundings shown in fathoms. Prime meridian: Ferro. Shows Cuba, Bahama Islands, northern Yucatan Peninsula, and the coast of the United States from "Cape Clara" to the mouth of the Mississippi River. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 763 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Cierto, Balentin
    • Date: 1757
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    Providence harbor, Rhode Island Scale 1:10,000. Title in lower margin: Providence harbor. Facsim. of nautical chart originally "Published October 1897." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Polyconic projection." "American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976." "Plate no. 2662." "BiC-53." Includes sailing information. 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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    Preliminary chart of Escambia and Santa Maria de Galvaez [i.e., East] Bays, Florida Scale 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.4 United States Coast Survey, no. 489. General chart showing soundings and coast vegetation. Chart is based on "long[itude] east from Public Square, Pensacola." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1861
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    A chart of the harbour of Boston Scale ca. 1:24,500. Title from accompanying title page. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. Includes index entitled "References" to Boston. "Nautical remarks and directions" and "Marks for the rocks and shoals in sailing into the harbour" on title page. Accompanied by title page. 1 l. LC Maps of North America,...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1775
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    Woods Hole, Massachusetts Scale 1:10,000. Alternate title: Woods Hole. Facsim. of nautical chart originally "Published December 1895 ..." Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976." "Plate no. 2332." "BiC-46." Includes sailing information. 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