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Virginia, Hampton quadrangle, Langley Field

Department of the Interior, Franklin K. Lane, Secretary, U.S. Geological Survey, George Otis Smith, Director.
Online; Map; Government Document
1 map : col. ; 45 x 36 cm.
Variant title
Filing title:
Hampton, Langley Field
Hampton quadrangle, Langley Field
Langley field
Edition of 1907, reissued with red overprint 1918.
Mathematical info
Scale 1:62,500 ;
Polyconic proj.
(W 76⁰30ʹ00ʺ--W 76⁰15ʹ00ʺ/N 37⁰15ʹ00ʺ--N 37⁰00ʹ00ʺ).
Washington, D.C. : U.S. Geological Survey, 1918.
"Topography" at top of sheet.
Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
"Contour interval 10 feet."
Shows marsh areas and bathymetry.
Surveyed in 1906.
H.M. Wilson, geographer; Van. H. Manning, in charge of section; topography by Albert Pike, J.S.B. Daingerfield, and R.L. Harrison; control and shore topography by Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Reissued in 1918 with additions in red overprint: "Langley Field" added to the titles, outlining of Langley Field, and a meter scale in the right margin. The airfield officially became the Langley Field on Aug. 7, 1917 and officially became the Langley Air Force Base in 1948.
Includes on verso a descriptive essay, "Fort Monroe, Langley Field, and the adjacent country" by L.W. Stephenson, with map, "Sketch map of the lower Chesapeake Bay region."
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