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Title
Chart of Green Bay
Names
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers (Publisher)
Williams, W. G. (William G.), -1846 (Surveyor)
Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams), 1812-1853 (Surveyor)
Franklin, William Buel, 1823-1903 (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Wisconsin

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1846
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: United States Army Corps of Engineers
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5548
Topics
Nautical charts -- Green Bay (Wis. and Mich.)
Nautical charts
Green Bay (Wis. and Mich.)
Michigan, Lake
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Surveyed under the direction of Capt. W.G. Williams, assisted by Lieut. J.W. Gunnison, Corps of Topl. Engrs., 1845.
Statement of responsibility: "Reduced from the original map in the Topl. Bureau by W.B. Franklin Lieut. Corps Topl. Engrs. 1846."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 4, page 694, column 1, no. 2
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 57 x 88 cm
Description
Map of Green Bay of Lake Michigan, showing numerous soundings, obstacles to navigation, notes about shoreline and lake bottom conditions ("rocky," "clay," "soft," etc.), onshore settlements, and rivers flowing into the bay. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. Includes notes and inset elevation profile: Profile of the dividing ridge at Sturgeon Portage. Horizontal scale [1:12,000]. 1,000 ft. to 1 in. Vertical scale [1:240]. 20 ft. to 1 in.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 68962450
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646586
Folder number: US256.1.08
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6d522310-e34d-0135-d0f1-0b5bdd9793a4
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1846: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Chart of Green Bay " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1846. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b2493c00-4a37-0136-30a0-2f648820c487

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Chart of Green Bay " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 12, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b2493c00-4a37-0136-30a0-2f648820c487

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1846). Chart of Green Bay Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b2493c00-4a37-0136-30a0-2f648820c487

Wikipedia Citation

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Chart of Green Bay