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Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States: (lower sheet) : San Francisco to San Diego

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Title
Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States: (lower sheet) : San Francisco to San Diego
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Alden, James, 1810-1877 (Creator)
Davidson, George, 1825-1911 (Creator)
McMurtrie, W. B. (William Birch) (Draftsman)
McCoy, G. (Engraver)
Smith, W. (Engraver)
Hunt, Samuel Valentine, 1803-1893 (Engraver)
Fairfax, Wilson M. C. (Creator)
Mathiot, G. (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1874 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-592
Topics
Nautical charts -- California -- Pacific Coast
Coasts -- California
Coasts
Nautical charts
Pacific Coast (Calif.)
California
California -- Pacific Coast
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By the hydrographic party under the command of Lieut. James Alden, U.S.N., assist. ; geographical positions by G. Davidson, assist. ; drawn by W.B. McMurtrie ; reduction for engraving by W.M.C. Fairfax ; outlines & topography engraved by G. McCoy ; views by G. McCoy & S.V. Hunt ; lettering by W. Smith.
Content: Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
Statement of responsibility: At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, superintendent.
Content: Includes tide information, general sailing directions, table of latitudes and longitudes, key to abbreviations, and other notes.
Content: Views: Entrance to San Francisco Bay -- Pt. Piedras -- Pt. Año Nuevo -- Pt. Pinos -- Pt. Sur -- Piedras Blancas -- Moro Rock, Estero Bay -- Pt. Sal -- Pt. Arguello -- Pt. Conception (2 views) -- Pt. Duma -- Santa Barbara -- San Pedro -- Boundary between United States and Mexico -- Catalina Harbor -- Pt Loma.
Statement of responsibility: "Electrotype Copy No. 9 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 53 x 56 cm, on sheet 69 x 66 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 68964458
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21092186
Other local Identifier: US029.3
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7373d890-739a-0134-8d30-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1874. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81402280-739a-0134-e1c0-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81402280-739a-0134-e1c0-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1874). Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81402280-739a-0134-e1c0-00505686a51c

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Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States