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

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View of Point Reyes from Noonday Rock on Chart of California coast from Point Pinos to Bodega Head first published in 1862, edition of 1866.
California, Central Coast 1866
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The Theodolite Magnetometer. Plate 29, Coast Survey Report 1865.
1865
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Drawing of Plane Table. Plate 30, Coast Survey Report 1865.
1865
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Plate 31, Coast Survey Report 1865 by E. Hergesheimer. These diagrams are believed to include all possible conditions of the relation of the position of an undetermined point to three fixed points. A discussion of this diagram begins on page 215 of the 1865 Annual Report within Appendix No. 22, On the Plane-Table and Its Use in Topographical Surveying.
1865
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Topographic Survey T-356 of Eastern End of Deer Island, surveyed by John Smith. Specimen of topographical signs and style of drawing planetable sheets. Drawn by E. Hergesheimer.
Maine 1863
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Topographic Survey T-991 of The vicinity of the rebel fortifications on the rivers emptying into Ossabaw Sound, Georgia
Georgia, Ossabaw Sound 1865
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Reconnaissance Sheet T-1911 of the Tennessee River. Section 5. From Chickasaw to Florence, Alabama. By the Coast Survey party of F. H. Gerdes.
Alabama 1865
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Painting of Cape Foulweather by AWC 1868. AWC was Sub-Assistant A. W. Chase who served on the Oregon coast in 1868.
Oregon, Cape Foulweather 1868
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Chart of map of Puget Sound, Washington Territory under the direction of Benjamin Peirce, Superintendent of the Coast Survey.
Washington, Puget Sound 1867
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Sketch view of Our Russian Possessions -- New Archangel, the principal town of Russian America. In: Harper's Weekly, May 4, 1867.
Alaska 1867
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Map in Harper's Weekly showing the extent of our new possessions in the "Far Northwest," as compared with the rest of the continent. See cgs05287.
Alaska 1867
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Sketch view of our Russian possessions -- Mount Saint Elias, Russian America. In: Harper's Weekly, May 4, 1867.
Alaska 1867
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Title Block to Projects for Coast Charts outlining a projected series of charts from New York to Maine.
United States Northeast Coast 1867
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Map showing the Projects for Coast Charts divided into sections.
United States Northeast Coast 1867
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Colored version map showing the Projects for Coast Charts. See cgs05290. Project up to 23/72 and up to date up to June 1874.
United States Northeast Coast 1874
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View of Cape Ann from the Northward, Thatcher's I. Lights bearing South. 3/4 West distant at 6 1/2 miles. And view of Entrance to Gloucester, Eastern Pt. Lights bearing North distant at 3 miles. Views from image cgs05305.
Massachusetts 1867
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Map of San Francisco Peninsula under Benjamin Peirce superintendent.
California, San Francisco 1869
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Chart of Cordell Bank off Point Reyes, California under Benjamin Peirce superintendent. Aids to Navagation corrected to 1885.
California, Cordell Bank 1869
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Chart of Burlington Harbor, Vermont under Benjamin Peirce superintendent
Vermont, Burlington Harbor 1871
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Chart of Delaware River from Navy Yard to Fort Mifflin Light House under Benjamin Peirce superintendent.
Pennsylvania, New Jersey 1871
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Chart of Passaic River from Morris Turnpike Bridge to and including City Front of Newark, New Jersey Carlile P. Patterson superintendent.
New Jersey, Newark 1871
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View of Boston Entrance, Boston Light bearing W.N.W. distant at 4 3/4 miles. And view of Minot's Ledge Light bearing S. by E. distant at 2 3/4 miles. Views from image cgs05306.
Massachusetts, Boston 1872
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Map of Wrecks to March 18th, 1873; compiled by A.F. Rodgers Assist U.S. Coast Survey. Pacific Coast from Point Pinos to Bodega Head, California, from a Trigonometrical Survey. Published in 1862. Including 5 views showing Noonday Rock, North Farallones; Entrance to San Francisco Bay; Pt. Piedras; Pt. Anu Nuevo and Pt. Pinos.
California, Central Coast 1873 March 18
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Blowup of map of Wrecks to March 18th, 1873. Pacific Coast from Point Pinos to Bodega Head, California showing San Francisco Bay area. Compiled by Augustus F. Rodgers, Assistant U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
California, San Francisco Bay 1873 March 18
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Sheet No.1 of Atlantic Coast of the United States, Cape Sable to Sandy Hook. Noted that it was an unfinished study of ice formation along Atlantic Coast.
New England, New York, Atlantic Ocean 1864
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Chart of Winter Harbor, Maine. Part of an unfinished study of ice formation along Atlantic Coast.
Maine, Winter Harbor 1867
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Coast Chart No.5 from Penobscot Bay to Kennebec Entrance. From a Trigonometrical Survey. Published in 1873. Part of an unfinished study of ice formation along the Atlantic Coast.
Maine, Penobscot Bay to Kennebec Entrance 1873
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Chart of Casco Bay, Maine. Part of an unfinished study of ice formation along Atlantic Coast.
Maine, Casco Bay 1870
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Coast Chart No.8 from Wells to Cape Ann. Part of an unfinished study of ice formation along Atlantic Coast. See image cgs05292 for the blowup views.
Massachusetts, Cape Ann 1867
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Coast Chart No.9&10 Massachusetts Bay with the coast from Cape Ann to Cape Cod. Showing Coast Chart No. 9 Boston Bay and Approaches. Including a view of Boston Entrance, Boston Light and a view of Minot's Ledge. Part of an unfinished study of ice formation along the Atlantic Coast.
Massachusetts, Cape Ann to Cape Cod 1872
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General Chart No. 11 from Cape Ann to Gay Head. From a Trigonometrical Survey. Under Benjamin Peirce Superintendent. Noted that the shading on the chart is intended to show different formations according to the thickness of the ice.
Massachusetts, Cape Ann to Gay Head 1873
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Chart of Narragansett Bay. Part of an unfinished study of ice formation along the Atlantic Coast.
Rhode Island, Narragansett Bay 1873
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Coast Charts No. 11 12&13 Monomoy and Nantucket Shoals to Block Island. Showing Chart No. 11 from Monomoy and Nantucket Shoals to Muskeget Channel, Mass Including views of approach to Nantucket and Brant Pt. Light. Part of an unfinished study of ice formation along the Atlantic Coast.
Massachusetts, Monomoy and Nantucket Shoals 1874
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Coast Charts No. 11 12&13 Monomoy and Nantucket Shoals to Block Island. Showing Chart No. 12 from Muskeget Channel to Buzzards Bay and Entrance to Vineyard Sound, Mass. Part of an unfinished study of ice formation along the Atl antic Coast. Views of East & West Entrance to Vineyard Sound, Cuttyhunk Light, Gay Head Lt and Nobska Lt and South Entrance to Quicks Hole and Fairhaven Spire.
Massachusetts, Monomoy and Nantucket Shoals 1874
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Chart of The Harbor of New London. Part of an unfinished study of ice formation along the Atlantic Coast.
Connecticut, New London 1848
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Chart of Harbor of New Haven. Part of an unfinished study of ice formation along the Atlantic Coast.
Connecticut, New Haven 1872
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Chart of Harbors of Black Rock and Bridgeport. Part of an unfinished study of ice formation along the Atlantic Coast.
Connecticut, Black Rock & Bridgeport 1848
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General Chart of the Coast from Gay Head to Cape Henlopen. 6 views include Montauk Point and Block Island, Light, Ruland's Hill, Navesink Lights & Sandy Hook Light, Barnegat Light, Cape May Light, Cape Henlopen Light & the Breakwater . 6 bottom profiles are shown including what may be the first published profiles of the "shelf break." Also includes unfinished ice survey of Atlantic Coast.
New York Bight 1852
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Color key to the series of unfinished study of Ice Formation along Atlantic Coast. Blue shading indicates "Local formation", Pink shading indicates " Drifting Ice" while purple (blue+pink) shading exhibits "Local Formation and Drifting Ice."
1848-1874
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View from Noonday Rock. Pt. Reyes bearing N. by E. 1/4 E. distant at 14 miles.
California 1854
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View from Noonday Rock. North Farallones bearing E. by S. distant at 3 miles & a View of the Entrance to San Francisco Bay Alcatraz N.E.1/2E. (by compass) at 12 miles.
California 1854
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View Pt. Piedras (or San Pedro) bearing N.N.W. (compass) at 3 miles. And view Pt. Ano Nuevo bearing S.E. by E. (compass) at 41/2 miles.
California
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Blowup view of Pt. Pinos N. 3/4 E. (by compass) at 5 miles.
California
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Blowup view of Nausett Beacons, bearing West, distant at 3 miles.
Massachusetts, Cape Cod
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Blowup view of Cape Ann from the Eastward, Rockport Light bearing S.W. by W.1/2 W. distant at 6 miles. See image cgs05306 for another view. And blowup view of Cape Cod from the Northward, Highland Light bearing S.E. 1/2 S. distant at 8 miles.
Massachusetts, Cape Ann and Cape Cod
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Blowup view of Highland Light, bearing West, distant at 2 1/2 miles.
Massachusetts, Cape Cod
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View of Approach to Nantucket from the Westward, in 3 fathoms water, Brant Pt. Light bearing S.E., distant at 1 3/4 miles. See image cgs05309.
Massachusetts, Nantucket 1874
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Topographical Chart of Burlington, Vermont.
Vermont, Burlington 1872
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Portion of hydrographic survey H-1862 of "Northern Part of Pamplico Sound, North Carolina". Chart showing the area and positions of the natural and artificial Oyster-beds, the depth and specific gravity of the water and the character of the bottom. As determined by the hydrographic party under the command of Lieut. Francis Winsboro, U.S.N. Assistant in 1887.
North Carolina, Pamlico Sound 1887
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Title block to the hydrographic survey H-1862 of "Northern Part of Pamlico Sound, N.C." Chart showing the area and positions of the natural and artificial Oyster-beds, the depth and specific gravity of the water and the character of the bottom. See image cgs05326 or cgs05328.
North Carolina, Pamlico Sound 1887

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