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Title
Preliminary sketch of Wachapreague, Machipongo and Metomkin Inlets, coast of Virginia
Additional title: Wachapreague, Machipongo and Metomkin Inlets
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Almy, John Jay, 1815-1895 (Creator)
Mathiot, G. (Creator)
Freyhold, Edward (Draftsman)
Yeager, E. (Edward) (Engraver)
Smith, W. (Engraver)
Evens, H. C. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey
Table of Contents
[Wachapreague Inlet] -- [Metomkin Inlet] -- [Great Machipongo Inlet].
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-714
Topics
Nautical charts -- Virginia -- Wachapreague Inlet
Nautical charts -- Virginia -- Great Machipongo Inlet (Va.)
Nautical charts -- Virginia -- Metompkin Inlet (Va.)
Nautical charts -- Virginia -- Atlantic Coast
Nautical charts
Navigation
Wachapreague Inlet (Va.) -- Navigation
Great Machipongo Inlet (Va.) -- Navigation
Metompkin Inlet (Va.) -- Navigation
Atlantic Coast (Va.) -- Navigation
Virginia -- Atlantic Coast
Virginia -- Great Machipongo Inlet (Va.)
Virginia -- Metompkin Inlet (Va.)
Virginia -- Wachapreague Inlet
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By the hydrographic party under the command of Lieut. J.J. Almy, U.S.N. Assistant.
Statement of responsibility: At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, supdt.
Statement of responsibility: "Redd. drng. by E. Freyhold ; engd by E. Yeager, W. Smith & app. H.C. Evens"--lower margin.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 3 maps on 1 sheet ; 19 x 31 cm or smaller, sheet 50 x 38 cm
Description
Depths shown by soundings and shading. Includes tidal chart and notes on soundings. Inset: Sub-sketch showing the relative position of Wachapreague, Machipongo and Metomkin Inlets. Scale 1:400,000. "Electrotype copy no. 1 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S."--upper right margin.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 77223628
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21320397
Folder number: US249.1.13
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 695da130-697d-0135-4a71-4194f2795036
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

  • 1853: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary sketch of Wachapreague, Machipongo and Metomkin Inlets, coast of Virginia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7cc85ce0-697d-0135-d9b9-2337bbcfa5ae

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary sketch of Wachapreague, Machipongo and Metomkin Inlets, coast of Virginia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7cc85ce0-697d-0135-d9b9-2337bbcfa5ae

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Preliminary sketch of Wachapreague, Machipongo and Metomkin Inlets, coast of Virginia Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7cc85ce0-697d-0135-d9b9-2337bbcfa5ae

Wikipedia Citation

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Preliminary sketch of Wachapreague, Machipongo and Metomkin Inlets, coast of Virginia