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Preliminary Chart of York River Virginia, From Entrance to King's Creek

from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; triangulation by E. Blunt, J. Farley & Lieut. J.P. Roy U.S.A. assists. ; topography by John Seib assistant ; hydrography by the parties under the command of Lieuts. J.J. Almy & R.D. Minor U.S.N. Assists., 1857
Map; Online
[Washington, D.C. : United States Coast Survey, 1857]
Variant Title
York River Virginia, from entrance to King's Creek
Cartographic Info
Scale 1:60,000 (W 76⁰34ʹ--W 76⁰10ʹ/N 37⁰24ʹ--N 37⁰08ʹ).
1 map ; 41 x 56 cm. on sheet 49 x 60 cm.
  • "No. 22" printed in upper left margin.
  • Depths shown by shading and soundings.
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • "Redd. drng. by A. Lindenkohl & P. Witzel" -- Lower left margin.
  • "Engd. by A. Maedel & W. Langran" -- Lower right margin.
  • "Transferred & printed by Lang & Laing Lith. 60 Fulton St. N.Y." -- Upper right margin.
  • Oriented with north toward upper left.
  • Includes notes on sailing directions and tides.
  • Verified M.L. Smith, Capt. Topl. Engrs. Asst. in charge of Office.
  • From: U.S. Coast Survey, Report, 1857.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Imperfect: Lower left corner torn away, with loss of Lindenkohl & Witzel imprint.
Cited in
Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 878.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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G3882 .Y6 P53 1857 .U55