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Title
Eastern part of Long Island Sound
Names
United States Coast Survey (Issuing body)
Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph), 1770-1843 (Creator)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Benham, Henry Washington, 1813-1884 (Creator)
Mathiot, G. (Creator)
Siebert, Selmar (Engraver)
Rollé, A. (Engraver)
Knight, John, approximately 1802-1872 (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Parts

Long Island

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey office
Edition: Second edition
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-733
Topics
Nautical charts -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)
Nautical charts -- New York (State) -- Suffolk County
Nautical charts -- Rhode Island -- Block Island (Island)
Nautical charts -- Connecticut -- Atlantic Coast
Nautical charts -- New York (State) -- Long Island (N.Y.)
Nautical charts -- New York (State) -- Montauk
Coasts -- Connecticut
Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Statement of responsibility: From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler, superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; A.D. Bache, Superintendent ; engd. by S. Siebert, A Rollé, J. Knight, & W. Smith.
Statement of responsibility: "Verified, H.W. Benham, capt. of engrs. asst. C.S. in charge of office."
Statement of responsibility: "Electrotype Copy No. 6 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S."--top right margin.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 64 x 87 cm, folded in cover 18 x 12 cm
Description
Includes charts of tides, bottom types, light houses, current stations, text of sailing directions and dangers. Also includes 4 panoramic views: View of the Race entrance to Long Island Sound in 14 fathoms, (grey sand) -- View between Montauk Point and Block Island in 25 fathoms (black mudd), with Montauk Fixed Light bearing W. 1/2 N. -- Montauk Fixed Light : view in 9 fathoms (N.W. by N. 1/2 N.) -- View on round Montauk Point with light bearing W. by S. Relief shown by hachures and landform drawings. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridians: New York and Greenwich. Incomplete coordinates: E 0°57ʹ--E 1°46ʹ. "No. 114"--top left margin. "Sheet no. 3" -- center left margin. "Published in 1855."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 137349615
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20920523
Folder number: US160.1.03
Photo Order: 58243
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 45ed47e0-793c-0135-6bfd-47d71542dbac
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Eastern part of Long Island Sound " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/73e991d0-793c-0135-c31a-5bd8c9e4812e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Eastern part of Long Island Sound " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/73e991d0-793c-0135-c31a-5bd8c9e4812e

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Eastern part of Long Island Sound Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/73e991d0-793c-0135-c31a-5bd8c9e4812e

Wikipedia Citation

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Eastern part of Long Island Sound