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Preliminary chart of Rappahannock River, Virginia, : from Saunders' Wharf to Occupacia Creek : from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States

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Title
Preliminary chart of Rappahannock River, Virginia, : from Saunders' Wharf to Occupacia Creek : from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States
Additional title: Rappahannock River, Virginia : from Saunders' Wharf to Occupacia Creek
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Palmer, W. R. (William R.), -1862 (Creator)
Seib, J. (John) (Creator)
Wainwright, Richard, 1817-1862 (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1856
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: United States Coast Survey
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-709
Topics
Nautical charts -- Virginia -- Rappahannock River
Rappahannock River (Va.) -- Navigation
Rappahannock River (Va.)
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Bathymetric maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation by Capt. W.R. Palmer, topl. engrs. U.S.A. assistant ; topography by John Seib, assistant ; hydrography by the party under the command of Lieut. R. Wainwright, U.S.N. assist."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 72 x 43 cm, on sheet 78 x 59 cm
Description
Depths shown by soundings and shading. Oriented with north to upper right. Includes notes on soundings and tides in upper right corner. "No. 394"--top left margin. "Sheet no. 3"--top right margin.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1001342765
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21320395
Folder number: US249.1.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a1c19060-6973-0135-5236-2de53f405eb2
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

  • 1856: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of Rappahannock River, Virginia, " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1856. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/977ca650-761c-0135-bb05-095f213a9e17

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of Rappahannock River, Virginia, " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 20, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/977ca650-761c-0135-bb05-095f213a9e17

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1856). Preliminary chart of Rappahannock River, Virginia, Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/977ca650-761c-0135-bb05-095f213a9e17

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Preliminary chart of Rappahannock River, Virginia,