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Mobile Bay, Alabama

from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; Triangulation by C.M. Eakin & F.H. Gerdes, Assistants ; Topography by W.E. Greenwell, Assist. ; Hydrography by the parties under the command of Lieuts. B.F. Sands, J. Alden, & C.P. Patterson U.S.N., Assistants
Map; Government Document; Online
Washington, D.C. : Coast Survey Office, 1856.
Cartographic Info
Scale 1:80,000 (W 88⁰20ʹ--W 87⁰40ʹ/N 30⁰48ʹ--N 30⁰).
1 nautical chart ; 96 x 72 cm., on sheet 101 x 78 cm.
  • Above top left border "No 48."
  • Coast Survey Office. Verified by W.R. Palmer, Capt., Topl. Engr.
  • "Redd. drwg. by C. Mahon & J.J. Ricketts" in lower left corner with F. Dankworth and J. Knight being the only legible names of the engravers printed at lower right corner.
  • Information supplied on Winds, Currents, Sailing directions, Dangers outside Mobile Bay, Dangers inside Mobile Bay, and Tides.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: ViU copy is possibly a variant; "No. 48" is not visible at upper left, but left margin is closely cropped.
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G3972 .M6 P5 1856 .U6