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Title
Preliminary chart of Frying Pan Shoals and entrances to Cape Fear River, North Carolina
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Bolles, C. P. (Creator)
Jenkins, T. A. (Creator)
Maffitt, John Newland, 1819-1886 (Creator)
Smith, M. L. (Martin Luther), 1819-1866 (Creator)
Mathiot, G. (Creator)
Ricketts, James J. (Draftsman)
Key, John Ross, 1832-1920 (Draftsman)
Throop, John Peter Van Ness, 1794-approximately 1861 (Engraver)
Maedel, A. (Adolph) (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

North Carolina

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1857
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey Office
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-656
Topics
Nautical charts -- North Carolina -- Cape Fear River Estuary
Nautical charts -- North Carolina -- Frying Pan Shoals
Cape Fear River Estuary (N.C.)
Fear, Cape, Region (N.C.)
Frying Pan Shoals (N.C.)
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Bathymetric maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendant of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.
Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation and topography by C.P. Bolles, assistant; hydrography by the parties under the command of Lieuts. T.A. Jenkins & J.N. Maffitt U.S.N. assists."
Statement of responsibility: "Verified: M.L. Smith, Capt. Topl. Engrs., asst. in charge of office."
Statement of responsibility: "Electrotype copy no. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S."--top right margin.
Statement of responsibility: "Redd. drng. by J.J. Ricketts & J.R. Key; engd. by J.V.N. Throop & A. Maedel."-- lower margin.
Version identification: Differs from other 1857 title - lacks "No. 32" from the top margin.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 76 x 63 cm, on sheet 86 x 73 cm
Description
Relief shown by hachures; depths shown by soundings and bathymetric shading. Includes notes, tables of currents, lighthouses and tides, and 1 inset map: Sketch of Frying Pan Shoals, [scale 1:80,000].
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 716298861
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21270896
Folder number: US186.2.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc2c56a0-4226-0135-e4b0-3d6ce13e4480
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

  • 1857: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of Frying Pan Shoals and entrances to Cape Fear River, North Carolina " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1a806940-7ee2-0135-30d9-00db2fe612bf

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of Frying Pan Shoals and entrances to Cape Fear River, North Carolina " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 6, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1a806940-7ee2-0135-30d9-00db2fe612bf

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1857). Preliminary chart of Frying Pan Shoals and entrances to Cape Fear River, North Carolina Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1a806940-7ee2-0135-30d9-00db2fe612bf

Wikipedia Citation

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Preliminary chart of Frying Pan Shoals and entrances to Cape Fear River, North Carolina