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Muskeget Channel, Massachusetts
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Whiting, Henry L. (Creator)
Eakin, C. M. (Creator)
Mathiot, G. (Creator)
Boschke, A. (Draftsman)
Mechlin, J. R. P. (Draftsman)

Maps of North America


United States (except New York)



Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1859
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U. S. Coast Survey Office
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-790
Nautical charts -- Massachusetts -- Muskeget Channel
Nautical charts -- Massachusetts -- Martha's Vineyard
Nautical charts -- Massachusetts -- Nantucket Sound (Mass.)
Marthas Vineyard (Mass.)
Muskeget Island (Mass.)
Muskeget Channel (Mass.)
Nautical charts
Statement of responsibility: From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.
Content: Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and shading.
Content: Also cover part of Nantucket Sound.
Content: Includes text on sailing directions and other notes, a tide table and list of abbreviations.
Content: Also includes 3 vignettes: View of Holmes' Hole Harbor -- View of north entrance to Muskeget Channel -- Telescopic view of Cape Poge Lt. S.W. 1/4 W. (compass).
Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation by C.M. Eakin, Assistant U.S.C.S.; topography by H.L. Whiting, assistant; hydrography by the parties under the command of Lieuts. Comdeg. G.S. Blake, C.H. Davis & C.H. McBlair..., U.S. Navy assistants."
Statement of responsibility: "Electrotype copy no. 4 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S."--Right top margin.
Statement of responsibility: "Redd. drng. by A. Boschke & J.R.P. Mechlin" -- lower left.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 69 x 51 cm, on sheet 77 x 58 cm
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 717670407
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21092169
Other local Identifier: US093.3.07
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 887b54d0-7391-0134-b2e4-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Muskeget Channel, Massachusetts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1859. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/95130a50-7391-0134-982a-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Muskeget Channel, Massachusetts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/95130a50-7391-0134-982a-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1859). Muskeget Channel, Massachusetts Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/95130a50-7391-0134-982a-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Muskeget Channel, Massachusetts