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NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
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Published chart of the Reconnaissance of the Western Coast of the United States (Northern Sheet) from Umpquah River to the Boundary." Surveyed by Lieut. James Alden, USN, Assistant in the Coast Survey. This work was done off the Coast Survey Steamer ACTIVE.
Washington and Oregon coast 1855
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View of Entrance to Columbia River, Cape Disappointment E. by N. (Compass) dist. 10 miles. Also shows Mt. St. Helens, Pt. Adams, and other prominent points.
Washington coast 1855
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Views of Tatoosh Island and Cape Flattery, Flattery Rocks, Destruction Island, Sail Rock, and Pt. Grenville from the 1855 reconnaissance chart. Note lighthouse on Tatoosh Island.
Washington coast 1855
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Views of Tillamook Head, Cape Lookout, and Cape Perpetua.
Oregon coast 1855
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Preliminary chart of Doboy Bar and Inlet, Georgia. Surveyed by Lieut. T. A. Craven USN Assistant in the Coast Survey. Sketch E No. 8 Annual Report of the Coast Survey for 1855.
Georgia 1855
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Reconnaissance of Romerly Marshes, Georgia. Triangulation by Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, brother of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The hydrography was by Lieut. John Maffitt, USN, Assistant Coast Survey.
Georgia 1855
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Mapping of changes in Maffitt's Channel, Sullivan's Island, Charleston Harbor. This sheet compares both changes in bottom configuration and changes in shoreline on Sullivan's Island. The years of comparison are 1850, 1855, and 1856.
South Carolina, Charleston
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Stellwagen's and other dangerous ledges near Cohasset. Boston Bay. Surveyed by the hydrographic party under the command of Commander H. S. Stellwagen. Hydrographic Survey H-582.
Massachusetts, Boston area 1856
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Title block to Hydrographic Survey H-582. Stellwagen's and other dangerous ledges near Cohasset. Boston Bay. Surveyed by the hydrographic party under the command of Commander H. S. Stellwagen.
Massachusetts, Boston area
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Two views of the entrance to Charleston Harbor including Fort Sumter. From Preliminary Chart of Charleston Harbor and Its Approaches.
South Carolina, Charleston 1858
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Preliminary Survey of Anacapa Island and East End of Santa Cruz Island. There is a view of the Eastern extremity of Anacapa Island but it does not appear to be either engraved or to have been produced by James Whistler.
California, Anacapa Island 1856
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Map of the World on a Polyconic Development of the Sphere
1856
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Map of a Part of the Coast of California from Hueneme eastward to Point Mugu. Surveyed by W. M. Johnson in 1857. Topographic sheet T-893. West half.
California, Southern 1857
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Map of a Part of the Coast of California from Hueneme eastward to Point Mugu. Surveyed by W. M. Johnson in 1857. Topographic sheet T-893. East half.
California, Southern 1857
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Deep Sea Soundings Showing the Approaches to the Coast of South Carolina. Surveyed by the Hydrographic Party under the Command of Lieut. J. N. Maffitt.
South Carolina, offshore 1857
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Title Block to Hydrographic Survey H-622. Deep Sea Soundings Showing the Approaches to the Coast of South Carolina. Surveyed by the Hydrographic Party under the Command of Lieut. J. N. Maffitt.
South Carolina, offshore 1857
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Fisher's Island New York 1882. Reproduction of original topographic sheet. Eastern half.
New York, Fisher's Island 1882
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Survey Map of San Antonio Creek. From a Trigonometrical Survey
California, San Antonio 1857
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Survey Map of City of San Francisco and its Vicinity
California, San Francisco 1857
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Preliminary Chart of Eastern Entrance to Santa Barbara Channel. Along with a sub-sketch of Point Hueneme
California, Santa Barbara 1857
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Sub-sketch of Point Hueneme
California, Point Hueneme 1857
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A closer look at the Point Hueneme. Refer to cgs05171 for the entire sub-sketch.
California, Point Hueneme 1857
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Duplicate Views of the Rosario Straight and Canal De Haro, and Simiahmoo Bay. See full description on cgs05078.
Washington, Rosario Strait & Simiahmoo Bay 1856 c.a.
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Fisher's Island New York 1882. Reproduction of original topographic sheet. Western half.
Fisher's Island, New York 1882
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Hydrographic Survey H-599 of Deep Sea Soundings & Temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico. Note: Soundings 67, 106, 337, 512, 320, 513 and 374 North of Havana are omitted from latest published charts because of the discrepancy with soundings from other sources, written by H,B. May 20, 1914.
Gulf of Mexico 1858
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Title Block to Hydrographic Survey H-599. Deep Sea Soundings and Temperatures.
Gulf of Mexico 1858
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Section of Hydrographic Survey H-599, showing the deep sea soundings and temperatures southeast of Mississippi Passes and south of the Florida Panhandle.
Gulf of Mexico 1858
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York River Virginia 1857 from Entrance to King's Creek. Issued August 1877.
Virginia, York River 1877
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Chart of Mare Island Straits, California. From a Trigonometrical Survey
California, Mare Island Straits 1859
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York River Virginia 1857 from King's Creek to West Point. Issued August 1877.
Virginia, York River 1877
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Map of a Part of the Island of Santa Cruz, Santa Barbara Channel. Surveyed by W. M. Johnson in 1859. Topographic sheet T-876.
California, Santa Barbara Channel 1859
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Comparative Sketch of Maffitt's Channel, showing the Hydrographic Surveys of Lieut. J.N. Maffitt U.S.N. in 1855, Capt. G.W. Cullmn U.S.E in 1859 & Lieut. J.P. Bankhead U.S.N. in1860.
South Carolina, Maffitt's Channel 1860
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Preliminary Chart of Ossabaw Sound, Vernon and Ogeechee Rivers, Georgia. From a Trigonometrical Survey.
Georgia, Ossabaw Sound 1860
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Title Block to "Comparative Map of Boston Harbor Massachusetts."
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1860
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Comparative Map of Boston Harbor Massachusetts. From Survey made by Lieut. A.S. Wadsworth U.S.N. in 1817 and Coast Survey in 1846-53.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1860
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Western(Left) Portion of Comparative Map of Boston Harbor Massachusetts.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1860
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Survey sketch showing the positions of the "Beacons on the Florida Reefs."
Florida, Florida Keys 1861
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Reconnaissance of Entrance & Part of Coquille River, Oregon
Oregon, Coquille River 1861
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Blowup view of Minot's Ledge Light, from Massachusettes Bay survey map. Fixed Height of Focal plane above mean high water, 84ft 7m.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1861
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Survey Map of Massachusettes Bay. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1859 by E. & G.W. Blunt in the Clerks office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1861
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Title block to survey map of Massachusettes Bay.
Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bay 1861
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Draft diagram of Approaches to New Orleans, by the Bay of Atchafalaya and New Orleans and Opelousas Railroad, T-30.
Louisiana, Atchafalaya River 1861
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Map of Portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia, in possession of the United States, Dec. 12, 1861
South Carolina, Georgia 1861
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Map showing the distribution of the Slave Population of the Southern States of the United States, compiled from the census of 1860. Series No. 3033.
United States 1861
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First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation by the artist Francis Bicknell Carpenter. The map in the lower right hand corner is Edwin Hergesheimer's Map Showing the Distribution of the Slave Population while the map on the table is Map of the State of Virginia compiled at the Coast Survey Office. These two maps illustrate an influential political role for the Coast Survey in the Civil War.
Washington, D.C. 1862
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Rebel fortifications Sewall Point, Virginia. The only entrance to the Elizabeth River which was the approach to Norfolk. Surveyed by A.M. Harrison.
Louisiana, Mississippi River 1862 June
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Plans and Views of Rebel Defences coast of South Carolina. Drawn by E.Willenbuch er. Views include Fort Walker, Hilton Head Island; Fort on Botany Bay Island; Fort on Sams Point, Coosaw River; Fort on Bay Point, South Edison River; Fort Beauregard - Bay Point; Fort on Otter Island Point - St. Helena Sound and Fort on Fenwick's Island. See cgs05212 for a smoother duplication copy.
South Carolina, coastal areas 1862
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View of Fort Walker - Hilton Head Island from cgs05197 "Plans and Views of Rebel Defences coast of South Carolina."
South Carolina, Hilton Head 1862
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Published view of Fort Walker - Hilton Head Island, S.C. from cgs05212.
South Carolina, Hilton Head 1862
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Plan and view of Fort Beauregard - Bay Point, S.C. from cgs05197.
South Carolina coast 1862

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