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Title
Preliminary survey of Humboldt Bay, California
Additional title: Sketch J No. 8, A.D. Bache Superintendent U.S. Coast Survey
Additional title: Maps and charts of the United States Coast Survey
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Surveyor)
Alden, James, 1810-1877 (Surveyor)
McMurtrie, W. B. (William Birch) (Draftsman)
Herbst, Frs. (Francis) (Draftsman)
McClery, M. I. (Draftsman)
Gritzner, M. C. (Draftsman)
Knight, H. M. (Engraver)
Donohoo, T. (Engraver)
McCoy, G. (Engraver)
Smith, W. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

California

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1852
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. 18-902
Topics
Nautical charts -- California -- Humboldt Bay
Humboldt Bay (Calif.)
Pacific Ocean -- Humboldt Bay (Calif.)
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Bathymetric maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By the hydrographic party under command of Lieut. James Alden, U.S.N. and Assist. U.S.C.S.
Statement of responsibility: Topography & view by W.B. McMurtrie; reduction for engraving: outlines by M.I. McClery; topography by Frs. Herbst; hydrography by M.C. Gritzner.
Statement of responsibility: Topography engraved by G. McCoy and H.M. Knight; view by G. McCoy; outlines by T. Donohoo; lettering by W. Smith.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 5, page 145, column 3, no. 4
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 44 x 35 cm, on sheet 56 x 47 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 55656
Description
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. Includes notes and sailing directions. Includes topographical view of Red Bluff Entrance, Humboldt Bay. "Sketch J No. 8" Map dated 1852, in atlas dated 1854. Appears in: Bache, A.D. Maps and charts of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C., 1854. No. 54.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 855047106
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21530374
Folder number: US038.2.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5e008f0-0b7b-0136-2673-7f48acd46977
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1852: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary survey of Humboldt Bay, California " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1852. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b71d8190-0b7b-0136-bb96-0e5caed1cc83

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary survey of Humboldt Bay, California " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b71d8190-0b7b-0136-bb96-0e5caed1cc83

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1852). Preliminary survey of Humboldt Bay, California Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b71d8190-0b7b-0136-bb96-0e5caed1cc83

Wikipedia Citation

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Preliminary survey of Humboldt Bay, California