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Potomac River (in Four Sheets)

from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States
Map; Government Document; Online
[Washington, D.C. : U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey], 1877-1882.
Aids to navigation corr. to 1877 (sheet no. 2), to 1879 (sheet no. 3), and to 1881 (sheets no. 1 and 4)
Uniform Title
Potomac River
Related Title
Potomac River from entrance to Piney Point.
Potomac River from Piney Point to Lower Cedar Point.
Potomac River from Lower Cedar Point to Indian head.
Potomac River from Indian head to Georgetown.
Cartographic Info
Scale 1:60,000 (W 77⁰20ʹ--W 76⁰07ʹ/N 38⁰39ʹ--N 37⁰47ʹ).
Scale 1:40,000 (W 77⁰15ʹ--W 76⁰56ʹ/N 38⁰56ʹ--N 38⁰35ʹ).
  • 1. From entrance to Piney Point / triangulation by J. Farley and C. Ferguson ; topography by R.D. Cutts ... hydrography by ... S.P. Lee and W.T. Muse ; engd. by A. Maedel, H.S. Barnard, & A. Petersen ; redd drng by M.J. McClery & A. Lindenkohl. Issued October 1877, C.P. Patterson, Supt., verified by J.E. Hilgard. Date of 1st publication 1868. No. 388, Plate no. 1135.
  • 2 From Piney Point to Lower Cedar Point / triangulation by John Farley ... ; topography by J. Mechan and J.W. Donn ; hydrography by ... W.T. Muse, T.S. Phelps, and J.W. Donn ; verification of hydrography by C.P. Patterson ; engd. by A. Maedel, H.S. Barnard, and A. Petersen ; redd drng by L.D. Williams and A. Lindenkohl. Issued December 1877, C.P. Patterson, Supt.; verified by J.E. Hilgard. Date of 1st publication 1868. No. 389, Plate no. 1171.
  • 3. From Lower Cedar Point to Indian Head / triangulation by C. Ferguson and F.P. Webber ; topography by H.L. Whiting ... ; hydrography by ... T.S. Phelps ; engd by A. Maedel, A. Petersen, and F.W. Benner ; redd drng by A. Lindenkohl, L. Karcher, and A. Balbech. Issued November 1882, J.E. Hilgard, Supt.; Verified by R.D. Cutts. Date of 1st publication 1862. No. 390, Plate no. 1148.
  • 4. From Indian Head to Georgetown / triangulation by A.D. Bache ... ; hydrography by T.S. Phelps, C.P. Patterson and C. Junken; engd. by A. Maedel and A. Petersen; redd. drng. by H. Lindenkohl. No. 391, Plate no. 1319.
4 maps on 4 sheets ; 57 x 96 or smaller.
  • Nautical chart of the Potomac River Estuary from Washington, D.C. to Chesapeake Bay.
  • Relief shown by hachures and landform drawings. Depths shown by soundings (in feet), isolines, and shading.
  • "Electrotype copy G. Mathiot" appears in the right upper corner just outside neatline for each sheet (individually numbered).
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. Imperfect: Sheet 4 is missing. All sheets are linen-backed.
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G3792 .P6 1877 .U5
Sheets 1-3
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