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Title
Preliminary chart of Waccasassa Bay, Florida
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Gerdes, F. H. (Creator)
Huger, Benjamin, 1805-1877 (Creator)
Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina), 1829-1881 (Creator)
Berryman, O. H. (Creator)
Duer, J. K. (Creator)
Smith, M. L. (Martin Luther), 1819-1866 (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Florida

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1856
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-608
Topics
Nautical charts -- Florida -- Waccasassa Bay
Bays -- Florida
Waccasassa Bay (Fla.)
Genres
Maps
Bathymetric maps
Nautical charts
Notes
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: Depths shown by bathymetric isolines and by soundings.
Content: Includes text, tide information and key to abbreviations.
Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation by F.H. Gerdes, asst. & B. Huger Jr., sub. asst.; topography by by F.H. Gerdes & A.M. Harrison, assts. U.S.C.S.; hydrography by the party under the command of Lieut. O.H. Berryman, & J.K. Duer, U. S. Navy assist."
Statement of responsibility: "U.S. Coast Survey Office: verified, M.L. Smith, capt. of top. engrs., asst. in charge of office."
Content: "No. 31" -- top left margin.
Date: "The triangulation was executed in 1854 & 1856. The topography [was executed in] 1852, 1854 & 1856. The hydrography [was executed in] 1856."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 46 x 46 cm, on sheet 50 x 49 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 976169560
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21198482
Folder number: US055.3.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): af48b0e0-16ff-0135-3cde-2b19389ea129
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
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of Waccasassa Bay, Florida " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1856. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bfb39360-16ff-0135-f52c-67def0bc479b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of Waccasassa Bay, Florida " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bfb39360-16ff-0135-f52c-67def0bc479b

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1856). Preliminary chart of Waccasassa Bay, Florida Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bfb39360-16ff-0135-f52c-67def0bc479b

Wikipedia Citation

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Preliminary chart of Waccasassa Bay, Florida