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Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States, middle sheet, from San Francisco to Umpquah River

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Title
Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States, middle sheet, from San Francisco to Umpquah River
Names
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (Publisher)
Alden, James, 1810-1877 (Creator)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Davidson, George, 1825-1911 (Creator)
McMurtrie, W. B. (William Birch) (Draftsman)
Lindenkohl, A. (Draftsman)
McCoy, G. (Engraver)
Knight, J. J. (Engraver)
Hazzard, J. L. (Engraver)
Metzeroth, G. B. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1854
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-580
Topics
Nautical charts -- California -- Pacific Coast
Nautical charts -- Oregon -- Pacific Coast
Pacific Coast (Calif.)
Pacific Coast (Or.)
America -- Pacific Coast
Genres
Maps
Pictorial works
Nautical charts
Intaglio prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by the hydrographic party under the command of Lieut. James Alden, U.S.N. Assist. ; geographical positions by G. Davidson, assistant ; drawn by W.B. McMurtrie ; reduction for engraving by A. Lindenkohl ; engd. by G. McCoy, J. Knight, J.L. Hazzard & G.B. Metzeroth.
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: Inset views: Cape Arago -- Cape Blanco -- Rogue's River -- Mack's arch and reef -- Pt. St. George, Crescent City -- Red Bluff -- View of Cape Mendocino -- Trinidad head and city -- Mendocino City Cove -- Pt. Arena -- Pt. Reyes -- Entrance to San Francisco Bay.
Statement of responsibility: "Electrotype copy no. 3 by G. Mathiot U.S.C.S."
Statement of responsibility: "Presented under authority of an act of Congress of the United States of June 3d 1844, & by direction of the Treasury Department, A.D. Bache, superintendent, Coast Survey."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 60 x 55 cm, on sheet 69 x 62 cm
Description
Plan of the Pacific Coast from central Oregon at the mouth of the Umpqua River to San Francisco, California. Includes twelve views of the land along the coast. Also includes sailing directions, notes, tides, remarks, and table of latitudes and longitudes.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879769525
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21043149
Other local Identifier: US028A.2
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a1381c0-3636-0134-02c4-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1854: 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, middle sheet, from San Francisco to Umpquah River" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fd20e90-3636-0134-7b92-00505686a51c

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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, middle sheet, from San Francisco to Umpquah River" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fd20e90-3636-0134-7b92-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1854). Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States, middle sheet, from San Francisco to Umpquah River Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fd20e90-3636-0134-7b92-00505686a51c

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Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States, middle sheet, from San Francisco to Umpquah River