Maps Buzzards Bay and shoals of Nantucket.
About this Item
- Buzzards Bay and shoals of Nantucket.
- Contributor Names
- Knight, John.
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Buzzards Bay (Mass. : Bay)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
- - Nantucket Sound (Mass.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
- - Nautical charts--Massachusetts--Buzzards Bay (Bay)--Early works to 1800
- - Nautical charts--Massachusetts--Nantucket Sound--Early works to 1800
- - Coasts--Massachusetts--Maps--Early works to 1800
- - United States--Massachusetts--Buzzards Bay
- - United States--Massachusetts--Nantucket Sound
- - Scale ca. 1:100,000.
- - Title on verso: Nantucket Shoals and Buzzards's Bay by Lieutt. Knight, 1778.
- - Soundings shown in fathoms.
- - Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor.
- - Watermark: Large fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown over an undecipherable figure, all of which are over the letters GR and J. Whatman.
- - LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 984
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - Vault
- - AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 650/3; 650/4; 650/5
- col. map on sheet 55 x 101 cm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- G3762.B8 1778 .K6
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
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- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
Buzzards Bay Bay
Buzzards Bay (Bay)
Buzzards Bay (Mass. : Bay)
Early Works to 1800
Nantucket Sound (Mass.)
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Knight, John. Buzzards Bay and shoals of Nantucket.  Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm72003569/. (Accessed February 19, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Knight, J. (1778) Buzzards Bay and shoals of Nantucket. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm72003569/.
MLA citation style:
Knight, John. Buzzards Bay and shoals of Nantucket.  Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gm72003569/>.