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Title
Preliminary chart of Ship Island Shoal, Louisiana
Additional title: Ship Island Shoal, Louisiana
Names
United States Coast Survey (Creator)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Benham, Henry Washington, 1813-1884 (Creator)
Sands, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1811-1883 (Creator)
Gerdes, F. H. (Creator)
Gritzner, M. C. (Draftsman)
Yeager, E. (Edward) (Engraver)
Bradley, S. W. (Engraver)
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Louisiana

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey Office
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-631
Topics
Nautical charts -- Louisiana -- Ship Shoal (La.)
Banks (Oceanography) -- Louisiana -- Isles Dernieres
Banks (Oceanography) -- Mexico, Gulf of
Isles Dernieres (La.)
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Topography by F.H. Gerdes, assistant ; hydrography by the party under the command of Lieut. B.F. Sands, U.S.N. Assist ; redd. dung. by M.C. Gritzner ; engg. by E. Yeager & App. S.W. Bradley.
Statement of responsibility: At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, Supdt.
Statement of responsibility: "Verified, H.W. Benham, capt. of engrs. asst. C.S. in charge of office."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:80,000 (W 91°04ʹ--W 90°47ʹ/N 29°04ʹ--N 28°51ʹ).
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 9, page 147, column 1, no. 3
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 39 x 43 cm, on sheet 47 x 56 cm
Description
Depths shown by soundings. Includes sailing directions and remarks on currents and tides.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 984514709
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21256743
Folder number: US080.2.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fc8149f0-22eb-0135-a5e4-0d3536a34ca6
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of Ship Island Shoal, Louisiana " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1a20d8e0-22ec-0135-3137-4bcc35312a4f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of Ship Island Shoal, Louisiana " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1a20d8e0-22ec-0135-3137-4bcc35312a4f

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Preliminary chart of Ship Island Shoal, Louisiana Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1a20d8e0-22ec-0135-3137-4bcc35312a4f

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Preliminary chart of Ship Island Shoal, Louisiana