Map of Delaware Bay and River [map] / founded upon a trigonometrical survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler and A.D. Bache ; triangulation by F.R. Hassler ... [et al.] ; topography by assistants W.M. Boyce ... [et al.] ; hydrography by the party under the command of G.S. Blake ; soundings outside the capes under the direction of T.R. Gedney and G.M. Bache.

Author
United States Coast Survey [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
[Washington, D.C.?] : U.S. Coast Survey Depot, 1848.
Description
  • Scale 1:80,000 (W 75°51ʹ00ʺ--W 74°40ʹ00ʺ/N 40°17ʹ00ʺ--N 38°29ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map on 3 sheets : mounted on cloth ; 190 x 87 cm.

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Subject(s)
Library of Congress genre(s)
Getty AAT genre
Notes
  • Shows Delaware Bay and Delaware River Estuary from Trenton, N.J., south to the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings, isolines, and shading.
  • "Verified by A.A. Humphreys ..."
  • "Engraved by F. Dankworth, assisted by O.A. Lawson."
  • "Views engraved by O.A. Lawson, Lettering by J. Knight & W. Smith"--Sheet no. 1.
  • "Electrotyped by S. Siebert; Printed by Henry C. Benner."
  • "Final reduction for Engraving of Topography by W.M.C. Fairfax ... & of hydrography by Lt. J.B. Dale, U.S.N. and J.B. Glück Assistant"--Sheet no. 3.
Contents
  • Sheet no. 1. [Indian River Bay, Del. to Townsend Inlet, N.J., with 3 horizontal views of approaches to Delaware Bay from Cape May, N.J. and Cape Henlopen, Del.]
  • sheet no. 2. [Mispillion Neck, Del. to north of Bombay Hook, Del. with 4 horizontal views near Bombay Hook, Del. and Liston Point, Del.]
  • sheet no. 3. [Liston Point, Del. to Philadelphia, Pa.] with inset: Part of Delaware River continued from Frankford to Trenton.
OCLC
18240244
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