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Title
Preliminary chart of the sea coast of part of Alabama and Mississippi
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Schoepf, A. (Draftsman)
Langran, W. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855 (Questionable)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-963
Topics
Nautical charts -- Alabama -- Mobile Bay (Ala.)
Coasts -- Alabama
Nautical charts -- Mississippi Sound
Coasts -- Mississippi
Coasts
Nautical charts
Gulf Coast (Ala.)
Gulf Coast (Miss.)
Alabama
Alabama -- Gulf Coast
Mississippi
Mississippi -- Gulf Coast
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Bathymetric maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey. A.D. Bache, Supdt.
Statement of responsibility: "Redd. drng. by A. Schoepf; engd. by W. Langran" -- lower margin.
Source note: No publication statement. Date of publication estimated from authorities.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 50 x 68 cm, on sheet 55 x 72 cm
Description
Includes tides, remarks, winds, note, lighthouses, authorities and abbreviations used in the bottoms of this map. Depths shown by soundings and isolines.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 967782449
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21352705
Folder number: US032.2.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a9e10440-7c69-0135-322d-275c13d6a8ee
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

  • 1855: 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 the sea coast of part of Alabama and Mississippi" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b59e56f0-7c69-0135-30f1-09cbe5ba73ac

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of the sea coast of part of Alabama and Mississippi" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 21, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b59e56f0-7c69-0135-30f1-09cbe5ba73ac

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Preliminary chart of the sea coast of part of Alabama and Mississippi Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b59e56f0-7c69-0135-30f1-09cbe5ba73ac

Wikipedia Citation

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Preliminary chart of the sea coast of part of Alabama and Mississippi