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Chesapeake Bay : From the mouth of York River to the entrance to BaySheet no. 6

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, Assistants. ; Topography by J.J.S. Hassler, G.D. Wise, J. Seib, Assts. & J. Mechan, Sub-Asst. ; Hydrography by the party under the command of Lieut. Comdg. J.J. Almy, U.S.N. Assistant. ; Redd. drng. by W.M.C. Fairfax, A. Strausz & L.D. Williams. ; Engd. by J. Knight, A. Sengteller, H.S. Barnard & J.C. Kondrup.
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1 map ; 65 x 96 cm. on sheet 75 x 107 cm.
Variant title
Chesapeake Bay, Sheet no. 6
Chesapeake Bay, from the mouth of York River to the entrance to Bay
Mathematical info
Scale 1:80,000.
[Washington, D.C. : United States Coast Survey], 1863.
At head of title: Coast chart No. 36.
Depth shown by soundings.
Provides detailed sailing directions, with tide tables and locations of lighthouses and buoys.
"Electrotype cooy no. 2 by G. Mathiot U.S.C.S." is printed in upper right margin, but the map is not otherwise numbered in upper or lower margins.
Map is not numbered in
The seal of the Coast Survey is followed by "Price 75 cents" and "Verfied J. E. Hilgard Assist. Coast Survey in charge of Office."
Cited in
Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, no. 1027, p. 147.
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