Map A chart exhibiting the lighthouses of the lake coast of the United States of America

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Title
A chart exhibiting the lighthouses of the lake coast of the United States of America
Contributor Names
Pleasonton, Stephen, -1865, cartographer.
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874, collector.
United States. Department of the Treasury. Office of the Fifth Auditor, publisher.
Created / Published
[Washington, D.C.] : 5th Auditor Treas[ur]y Depa[rtmen]t , 1848.
Subject Headings
-  Lighthouses--Great Lakes (North America)--Maps
-  Lighthouses--Saint Lawrence River--Maps
-  Lighthouses--Champlain, Lake--Maps
-  Nautical charts--Great Lakes Region (North America)--Maps
-  North America--Great Lakes
-  Saint Lawrence River
-  Champlain, Lake
-  North America--Great Lakes Region
Genre
Nautical charts
Notes
-  Map of lighthouse locations in the Great Lakes region of the U.S. using red overprint symbols to indicate the locations and to emphasize state boundaries.
-  Lighthouse locations also shown along the upper St. Lawrence River (Canada) and around Lake Champlain.
-  Prime meridian: Washington D.C.
-  LC sheet imperfect: Use-darkened along fold lines on verso.
-  Includes 2 bar scales--1 in statute miles, the other in geographical (nautical) miles.
-  Handwritten (cursive script) inked identification statement on verso panel: Chart of light houses on the U.S. lake coasts, 1848, M. Fillmore.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  Another exemplar (without signature) in single map file.
Medium
1 map : color ; 39 x 77 cm, folded to 23 x 14 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3311.P5 1848 .P5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3311p.fi000169a
Library of Congress Control Number
2018588031
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2018588031
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Chicago citation style:

Pleasonton, Stephen, -1865, Cartographer, Millard Fillmore, and Publisher United States Department Of The Treasury. Office Of The Fifth Auditor. A chart exhibiting the lighthouses of the lake coast of the United States of America. [Washington, D.C.: 5th Auditor Treasury Department, 1848] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588031/.

APA citation style:

Pleasonton, S., Fillmore, M. & United States Department Of The Treasury. Office Of The Fifth Auditor, P. (1848) A chart exhibiting the lighthouses of the lake coast of the United States of America. [Washington, D.C.: 5th Auditor Treasury Department] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588031/.

MLA citation style:

Pleasonton, Stephen, -1865, Cartographer, Millard Fillmore, and Publisher United States Department Of The Treasury. Office Of The Fifth Auditor. A chart exhibiting the lighthouses of the lake coast of the United States of America. [Washington, D.C.: 5th Auditor Treasury Department, 1848] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018588031/>.

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