Long Island Sound (western sheet) Additional title: Long Island Sound, western sheet
NamesUnited States Coast Survey (Publisher)Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph), 1770-1843 (Creator)Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)Benham, Henry Washington, 1813-1884 (Creator)Siebert, Selmar (Engraver)Rollé, A. (Engraver)McCoy, G. (Engraver)Knight, John, approximately 1802-1872 (Engraver)Fairfax, Wilson M. C. (Draftsman)Wampler, John Morris, 1830-1863 (Draftsman)Glück, Jno. B. (Draftsman)Mathiot, G. (Printer)
Maps of New York City and State
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1855Place: Washington, D.C.Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey office
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 16-731
TopicsNautical charts -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)Nautical charts -- Connecticut -- Atlantic CoastNautical charts -- New York (State) -- Long IslandCoasts -- ConnecticutLong Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.) -- Navigation
NotesStatement of responsibility: From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler and A.D. Bache superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation by F.R. Hassler and assistant Edmund Blunt and J. Ferguson."Statement of responsibility: "Topography by C. Meakin, T.W. Werner, F.H. Gerdes, C. Benard, C. Preuss, W.M. Boyce, A.D. Makay, lieut. U.S.A. and lieutenants T.A. Jenkins ..."Statement of responsibility: "Hydrography by the parties under the command of T.R. Gedney, G.S. Blacke, C.H. Davis, R. Bache, J.R. Goldsborough ..."Statement of responsibility: "Verified, H.W. Benham, capt. of engrs. asst. C.S. in charge of office."Statement of responsibility: "Drng by W.M.C. Fairfax, J.M. Wampler, & J.B. Glück." --lower left margin.Statement of responsibility: Engd, by S. Siebert, J. Knight, A. Rollé, & G. McCoy"--lower right margin.Statement of responsibility: "Electrotype Copy No. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S."--top right margin.Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 60 x 88, on sheet 73 x 97 cm
DescriptionRelief shown by hachures and landform drawings. Depths shown by soundings. Inset: Continuation from Throg's Neck to the city of New York, scale 1:80,000. Includes charts of tides, bottom types, light houses, current stations, text of sailing directions and dangers. Also includes 6 panoramic views: Eaton's Neck Light House bearing East distant 4 miles -- Sand's Point Light House bearing N.E. distant 2 1/2 miles -- Captain's I. Light House bearing North distant 2 miles -- Old Field Point Light House bearing E. 1/2 S. distant 3 miles -- Straford Point Light House bearing W. 1/2 S. distant 5 miles -- Straford Point Light House bearing N.E. distant 2 miles. "Published in 1855."
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 945089752NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20920520Folder number: US160.1.01Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 700bd9d0-79ec-0135-6839-0d973ba10236
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