Preliminary chart of part of the sea coast of Virginia and entrance to Chesapeake Bay
NamesUnited States Coast Survey (Publisher)Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)Farley, John, 1802 or 1803-1874 (Creator)Wise, G. D. (Creator)Seib, J. (John) (Creator)Almy, John Jay, 1815-1895 (Creator)Benham, Henry Washington, 1813-1884 (Creator)Mathiot, G. (Creator)Williams, L. D. (Draftsman)Shoepf, A. (Draftsman)Balbach, Arthur (Draftsman)Yeager, E. (Edward) (Engraver)Barnard, H. S. (Engraver)Petersen, A. (Engraver)Bartle, R. F. (Engraver)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1855Place: Washington, D.C.Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey Office
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-689
TopicsNautical charts -- Virginia -- Atlantic CoastCoasts -- VirginiaNautical charts -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)Coasts -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)CoastsNautical chartsChesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)Atlantic Ocean -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)Atlantic Coast (Va.)
GenresMapsNautical chartsBathymetric maps
NotesStatement of responsibility: From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation by John Farley, assistant; topography by G.D. Wise, assist., & J. Seib, sub. assistant; hydrography by the party under the command of Lieut. J.J. Almy, U.S.N. Assist."Statement of responsibility: "Verified H.W. Benham, Capt. of Engrs. Asst. C.S. in charge of office."Statement of responsibility: "Redd. drng. by L.D. Williams, A. Shoepf, & A. Balbach" --lower left margin.Statement of responsibility: "Engd. by E. Yeager, H.S. Barnard, A. Petersen & app. R.F. Bartle" -- lower right margin.Statement of responsibility: In upper right margin: Electrotype copy no. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S.Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 71 x 52 cm, on sheet 80 x 64 cm
DescriptionDepths shown by soundings and isolines. Includes information on tides, currents, sailing directions, list of abbreviations. Inset: Entrance to Chesapeake Bay. [Scale 1:100,000].
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 716211098NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21285900Folder number: US241.1B.09Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 26e1a660-52b7-0135-36fa-6d276ace48eb
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