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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
Format
Map; Government Document; Online
Published
Washington, D.C. : U.S. Geological Survey, 1918.
Edition
Edition of 1907, reissued with red overprint 1918
Language
English
Variant Title
Filing title: Hampton, Langley Field
Hampton quadrangle, Langley Field
Langley field
Cartographic Info
Scale 1:62,500 ; Polyconic proj. (W 76⁰30ʹ00ʺ--W 76⁰15ʹ00ʺ/N 37⁰15ʹ00ʺ--N 37⁰00ʹ00ʺ).
Description
1 map : col. ; 45 x 36 cm.
Notes
  • "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."
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

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G3884 .H2:2 L3 1918 .G4