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NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Catalog of Images

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Cape Muzon from a sketch by George Davidson in 1867. This is the same view that is seen in image cgs05511.
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Views of the south end of Dall Island and of Cape Muzon.
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A Civil War preliminary map of the coast of South Carolina and Georgia.
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Map showing by isobaric lines the mean annual pressure of the atmosphere in millimeters.... by William Ferrel. Coast Survey Annual Report for 1875, no. 31. Northern hemisphere.
1875
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Map showing by isobaric lines the mean annual pressure of the atmosphere in millimeters.... by William Ferrel. Coast Survey Annual Report for 1875, no. 32. Southern hemisphere.
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Coefficient of the Annual Inequality of the Atmospheric Pressure in millimeters.... by William Ferrel. Coast Survey Annual Report for 1875, no. 33. Northern hemisphere.
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Coefficient of the Annual Inequality of the Atmospheric Pressure in millimeters.... by William Ferrel. Coast Survey Annual Report for 1875, no. 34. Southern hemisphere.
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Map showing by isobaric lines the mean annual pressure of the atmosphere for January in millimeters by William Ferrel. Coast Survey Annual Report for 1875, no. 35. Northern hemisphere.
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Map showing by isobaric lines the mean annual pressure of the atmosphere for July in millimeters by William Ferrel. Coast Survey Annual Report for 1875, no. 36. Southern hemisphere.
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Map showing the mean vertical and horizontal motions of the atmosphere in the case of a homogenous sruface of the Earth in the two Polar Hemispheres by William Ferrel. Coast Survey Annual Report for 1875, no. 37. This was the first depiction of what are now known as Ferrel Cells.
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Map showing work of Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer BLAKE in the western Atlantic Ocean. Continental shelf and slope are depicted, profiles of bottom are superimposed on the contours, the Blake Plateau off the Carolinas is apparent, the scarp off the Bahama Islands and other features. This was probably contoured by Adolph and/or Henry Lindenkohl.
1883
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Generalized map of western Atlantic developed from map in image cgs05524. This map was drawn by W.C.W., draftsman William C. Willenbucher.
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Depth and temperature profiles of the Gulf of Mexico compiled by Adolph and Henry Lindenkohl.
1882
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Smooth hydrographic sheet of Tongue Point, just east of Astoria, Oregon. Lewis and Clark camped on this point in November and early December 1805. This is cropped from Hydrographic survey sheet H-1930 by Cleveland Rockwell.
1889
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Map showing ship strandings in fog between 1899 and 1917 by Coast and Geodetic Survey.
California 1917
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Map showing some of the 266 vessels lost on the coasts of Washington and Oregon by foundering, stranding, and burning between 1906 and 1916.
Oregon and Washington 1916
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Topographic map of Cape Disappointment, Washington, by Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greatest of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers.
Washington, Cape Disappointment 1883
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Topographic map of Cape Disappointment, Washington, by Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greatest of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers. This image also includes a coastal view of Cape Disappointment with a small fishing vessel seining in the foreground. This is one of the few coastal views with images of humans extant.
Washington, Cape Disappointment 1883
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Coastal view of Cape Disappointment, Washington, by Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greatest of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers. This image includes two human beings, a rarity in Coast Survey coastal views.
Washington, Cape Disappointment 1883
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Crest face and talus of Eagle Cliff, Mt. Desert Island, by Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greatest of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers. This includes both a topographic map and a coastal view of this portion of Mt. Desert .
Maine, Mt. Desert 1883
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Coastal view of Eagle Cliff, Mt. Desert Island (Looking West), by Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greates of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers.
Maine, Mt. Desert 1883
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Abraded rock faces of Robinson's Mountain , by Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greatest of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers. This image
Maine, Robinson's Mountain 1883
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Coastal view of Robinson's Mountain, from summit of Brown's Mountain, by Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greates of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers.
Maine, Robinson's Mountain 1883
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Coastal view of Robinson's Mountain, (Looking North), by Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greatest of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers.
Maine, Robinson's Mountain 1883
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Fresh water lakes and cliff of Echo Mountain, Mt. Desert Island. Topographical map and views by Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greatest of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers.
Maine, Echo Mountain 1883
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View of North Summit and Face of Echo Mountain, Mt. Desert Island. View drawn by Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greatest of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers.
Maine, Echo Mountain 1883
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View of Echo Mountain looking West. View drawn by Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greatest of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers.
Maine, Echo Mountain 1883
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Map of Newport, Rhode Island showing ciy, large buildings, suburban villas and grounds, and fresh marsh. By Edwin Hergesheimer, one of the greatest of Coast Survey topographers and cartographers.
Rhode Island, Newport 1883
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Map of the approaches to New Orleans, by the Bay of Atchafalaya and the New Orleans and Opelousas Railroad. By Ferdinand H. Gerdes, Assistant U.S.C.S. A Civil War map.
Louisiana 1861
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Notes accompanying a map of the Tennessee River showing water levels at various points along the River from a reconnaissance made by the party of Ferdinand H. Gerdes.
Tennessee 1865
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A unique appearing map of Part of North Carolina showing roads and railroads compiled at the U.S. Coast Survey Office.
North Carolina 1864
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General Map of Charleston Harbor showing Rebel Defences and Obstructions prepared by party under Charles Boutelle, Asst. U.S.C.S., and drawn by E. Willenbucher. A note to the west of Ft. Moultrie shows where the Coast Survey Steamer BIBB had a torpedo (mine) explode under it during clearing of the harbor on March 16, 1865. The BIBB survived with little damage and no casualties.
South Carolina 1864
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Map illustrating the operations of General W.T. Sherman in Georgia. Geographical positions furnished by the U.S. Coast Survey.
Georgia 1864
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Blowup of credits showing Geographical Positions Furnished by U. S. Coast Survey
Georgia 1864
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L'Enfant's Plan of the City of Washington in the Territory of Columbia. 1800.
Washington, D.C. 1800
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Reproduction by the Coast Survey of L'Enfant's Plan of the City of Washington in the Territory of Columbia which was originally produced in 1791. This reproduction was produced in 1887 as the original was deteriorating. Colors attempt to faithfully duplicate those on the original map.
Washington, D.C. 1887
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Single sheet printing of chart of New York Bay and Harbor
New York 1844
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Chart of Passaic River, Newark Bay to Belleville. Chart No. 565. Part of industrial rivers series of charts of the Coast and Geodetic Survey.
New Jersey 1906
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Birthplace of Washington. Part of historic chart series of Coast and Geodetic Survey. Possibly part of series commemorating Revolutionary War.
Virginia 1880
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Single sheet of Map of New York Bay and Harbor. Although the date is 1845, the fact that it is an electrotype copy and verified by Lieut. A. A. Humphreys would indicate that this chart was produced in the early 1850's. Coastal views by John Farley.
New York, New Jersey 1845
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Views by John Farley of Sandy Hook Light and telegraph as well as Navesink Lights.Printed on Map of New York Bay and Harbor.
New Jersey 1845
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Reflecting the new found leisure time of the New York middle-class, this map of Coney Island had to have produced solely for the tourist trade of New Yorkers going to the beach and hotels of Coney Island via the many passenger train line s servicincing the island.
New York, Coney Island 1845
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Topographic map of the Site for the New Naval Observatory, surveyed at the request of Rear-Admiral John Rodgers, by Charles Junken, Assistant U.S. Coast Survey aided by F. C. Donn.
Washington, D.C. 1881
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Blackwell's, Ward's, and Randall's Islands. Having shown a number of resorts and historic sites previously, these islands were the site of a prison, infamous mental hospital, poorhourse, and a number of other Nineteenth Century horrors. Surveyed by Edwin Hergesheimer, among the greatest of Coast Survey topographers.
New York, New York 1885
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Hoosac Mountain, the site of a pendulum gravity station. Charles S. Peirce conducted operations here in 1873.
Massachusetts, Hoosac Mountain 1873
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Hoosac Mountain, the site of a pendulum gravity station. Charles S. Peirce conducted operations here in 1873. This is a unique representation of an area by the Coast Survey showing the topography for a two-mile radius around the gravity station. W. E. McClintock was the topographer.
Massachusetts, Hoosac Mountain 1873
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As opposed to image cgs05559 which was a circular area surveyed by the Coast Survey, Mt. Desert Island is a nearly circular island. Topography by J. W. Donn who performed more topographic surveys than any other Coast Survey topographer.
1874
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Commemorative chart of Yorktown Peninsula area celebrating 100th Anniversary of the victory at Yorktown. Chart 3097.
1881
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North Atlantic Track Chart on conic projection published by the Coast and Geodetic Survey.
1884
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Copy of a map drawn by Tlingit Indian Chief Kohklux in 1869 of the route from Chilkoot Pass to the Fort Selkirk in the Klondike region. This map was drawn for George Davidson of the Coast and Geodetic Survey who befriended Kohklux.

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