Map of New-York Bay and Harbor and the environs [map] / founded upon a trigonometrical survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler, superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; triangulation by James Ferguson and Edmund Blunt, assistants ; the hydrography under the direction of Thomas R. Gedney, lieutenant U.S. Navy ; the topography by C. Renard and T.A. Jenkins assists.

Author
United States Coast Survey [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
[Washington, D.C.] : Survey of the Coast of the United States, 1844-1845.
Description
  • Scale 1:30,000 (W 74°18ʹ00ʺ--W 73°45ʹ00ʺ/N 40°46ʹ00ʺ--N 40°19ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map on 6 sheets ; 165 x 158 cm., sheets 63 x 85 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Library of Congress genre(s)
Getty AAT genre
Notes
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • "Sheets Nos. 1, 2, 3, & 4 verified by C.M. Eakin, assistant, & published in 1844. Sheets 5 & 6 verified by Lt. A.A. Humphreys, assistant, & published in 1845."
  • Prime meridians: New York and Greenwich.
  • Includes text, table of currents, notes, 4 coastal panoramas and 2 views of Sandy Hook Light.
  • Historic Maps copy 2 mounted on cloth.
Provenance
Historic Maps copy 1 has stamp of Library and Archives, U.S.C. & G. Survey; no. 37.
OCLC
46592906
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