Eastern part of Long Island Sound
NamesUnited 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)
Maps of New York City and State
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1855Place: Washington, D.C.Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey officeEdition: Second edition
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 16-733
TopicsNautical charts -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)Nautical charts -- New York (State) -- Suffolk CountyNautical charts -- Rhode Island -- Block Island (Island)Nautical charts -- Connecticut -- Atlantic CoastNautical charts -- New York (State) -- Long Island (N.Y.)Nautical charts -- New York (State) -- MontaukCoasts -- ConnecticutLong Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 64 x 87 cm, folded in cover 18 x 12 cm
DescriptionIncludes 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 ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 137349615NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20920523Folder number: US160.1.03Photo Order: 58243Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 45ed47e0-793c-0135-6bfd-47d71542dbac
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