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

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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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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. As determined by the hydrographic party under the command of Lieut. Francis Winslow, U.S.N. Assistant in 1887.
North Carolina, Pamlico Sound 1887
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Topographic chart of Plattsburgh and Cumberland Bay, Lake Champlain, New York. Triangulation by S.C.McCorkle, Assist in 1870. Topography by Chas. Hosmer and H.G.Ogden, Assist in 1870 and 1872. Hydrography by Chas.Junken, Assist in 1870.
New York, Lake Champlain 1873
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Hydrographic survey H-1202, a. reconnaissance from San Diego to Panama by the Hydrographic Party under the command of Commander P.C.Johnson U.S.N. Assist. U.S.C.S. Sheet No.1 from Lat 33.00" to Lat 29.00"
California, San Diego to Panama 1873
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Title block to Hydrographic survey H-1202, a. reconnaissance from San Diego to Panama. See image cgs05330.
California, San Diego to Panama 1873
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Hydrographical chart H-1202, c. reconnaissance from San Diego to Panama by the Hydrographic Party under the command of Commander P.C.Johnson U.S.N. Assist. U.S.C.S. Sheet No.3 from Lat 26.00" to Lat 22.00"
California, San Diego to Panama 1873
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Reconnaissance from San Diego to Panama. Plan of Pequena Bay, by Lieut. M.S.Day . U.S.N. Astronomical Station Lat. 26.14'29"00 N. Lon. 112.28'50"40 W. determined by W.Eimbeck.
California, Pequena Bay 1873
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Reconnaissance from San Diego to Panama. Plan of Asuncion Island, by Lieut. H. B. Mansfield U.S.N. Astronomical Station Lat. 27.06'19"00 N. Lon. 114.17'41"40 W determined by W.Eimbeck. Sub Assist. C.S.
California, Asuncion Island 1873
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Reconnaissance from San Diego to Panama. Plan of Lagoon Head San Sebastian Bay by Lieut. Commander C.W.Kennedy U.S.N. Astronomical Station Lat. 28.14'18"00 N. Lon. 114.05'29"40 N. determined by W.Eimbeck. Sub Assist. C.S.
California, Lagoon Head San Sebastian Bay 1873
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Reconnaissance from San Diego to Panama. Plan of San Geronimo Island, by Lieut. E.W.Remey U.S.N. Astronomical Station Lat. 29.47'13" N. Lon. 115.47'52" W. determined by W.Eimbeck. Sub Assist. C.S.
California, San Geronimo Island 1873
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Reconnaissance from San Diego to Panama. Plan of San Martin Island, by Lieut. HB.Mansfield U.S.N. Astronomical Station Lat. 30.28'52"00 N. Lon. 116.06'36"90 W . determined by W.Eimbeck. Sub Assist. C.S.
California, San Martin Island 1873
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View of Approach to Nantucket, in 5 1/2 fathoms water, Brant Pt. Light bearing S. by E., distant at 1 7/8 miles. See image cgs05309 for a full view. bearing S. by E., distant at 1 7/8 miles. See image cgs05309 for a full view.
Massachusetts, Nantucket 1874
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Partial view of image cgs05324 & cgs05338. View of Approach to Nantucket, in 5 1/2 fathoms water, Brant Pt. Light bearing S. by E., distant at 1 7/8 miles. See image cgs05309 for chart context.
Massachusetts, Nantucket 1874
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Views from Chart No. 12 from Muskeget Channel to Buzzards Bay and Entrance to Vineyard Sound, Mass. See image cgs05310. Views off West Entrance to Vineyard Sound, Cuttyhunk Light, and Gay Head Light. And view off South Entrance to Quicks Hole, Fairhaven Spire.
Massachusetts, Buzzards Bay 1874
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Tracing from the Reconnaisance of the Western Coast (Southern Sheet), showing lines of soundings to determine the 500 fathom curve. Run by the Hydrographic party on board the U.S.C.S Stmt Hassler, under the command of Comdr P.C. Johnson U.S.N. Assist C.S.
California 1874
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South section to the "Tracing from the Reconnaisance of the Western Coast", exhibiting lines of soundings. Black line shows Profile off Ano Nuevo, purple line shows Profile off Pt. Buchon, blue line shows Profile off Pt. Conception, green line shows Profile off San Miguel and red line shows Profile off Pt. Pinos . See image cgs05341.
California 1874
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View of Approaches to John's Bay, Pemaquid Light bearing N.E. 1/2 N. distant at 1 1/2 miles.
Maine, John's Bay, Pemaquid Light 1873
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View from the Eastward of Monhegan Island, the Light bearing W.N.W. distant at 4 miles. And Approaches to Muscongus Bay, Monhegan I. Light bearing E.S.E. distant at 4 miles.
Maine, Monhegan Island 1873
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Views showing Approaches to the Kennebec from the S'd. and E'd. Pond I. Light bearing N.W.1/2W. distant at 5 miles. And Approaches to Booth Bay, Burnt I. Light bearing N.W. by N. distant at 2 miles.
Maine, Kennebec River 1873
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Cape Ann from Eastward showing Thatcher's Island Lights and Cape Cod from northward showing Highland Light bearing S.E.
Massachusetts, Cape Ann and Cape Cod 1872
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Highland Light, bearing West, distant 2 1/2 Miles.
Massachusetts, Cape Cod 1873
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Nausett Beacons, bearing West, distant 3 Miles.
Massachusetts, Cape Cod 1873
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Coast Survey chart of Lake Champlain. Sheet No. 1 from Rouse's Point to Cumberland Head.
New York, Lake Champlain 1874
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Coast Survey chart of Lake Champlain. Sheet No. 2 from Cumberland Head to Ligonier Point.
New York, Lake Champlain 1874
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Coast Survey chart of Schuylkill River from League Island to Fairmount Bridge. This was part of a series of charts of industrial rivers of the Northeast.
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 1874
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Approaches to Dix Island, Maine
Maine, Dix Island 1874
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Raritan River New Jersey. Sheet No. 1. From South Amboy to Crabb Island. This was part of a series of charts of industrial rivers of the Northeast.
New Jersey 1874
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Raritan River New Jersey. Sheet No. 2. From Crabb Island to New Brunswick. This was part of a series of charts of industrial rivers of the Northeast.
New Jersey 1874
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Diagram of "Tertiary Triangulation. Monterey Bay to Point Sur California," by the party of Augustus F. Rodgers, Assistant United States Coast Survey.
California, Monterey to Point Sur 1875
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Colored version map showing the Projects for Coast Charts. See cgs05290. Project up to date up to February 16, 1874.
United States Northeast Coast 1874
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Chart of "Passaic River from Morris Turnpike Bridge to and including City Front of Newark New Jersey." From surveys made in 1871, chart issued in 1875.
New Jersey 1875
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"Map Showing the Distribution of the Tribes of Alaska and Adjoining Territory." Compiled from the latest authorities by W.H. Dall, U.S. Coast Survey. This map was produced by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey. From Contributions to North American Ethnography, Vol I.
Alaska 1875
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Title block of "Map Showing the Distribution of the Tribes of Alaska and Adjoining Terrritory" showing contribution of William H. Dall, then of the Coast Survey.
Alaska 1875
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Inset map of the Aleutian Islands from "Map Showing the Distribution of the Tribes of Alaska and Adjoining Territory" by W. H. Dall. This map shows the state of knowledge of the Aleutian Islands at that time.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands 1875
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Topographic survey T-1406 "Du Wamish Bay (part of) Washington Territory." Surveyed in 1875 by James Lawson. This sheet shows the growth of the city of Seattle since the first survey of the area in 1854. See image cgs05137.
Washington, Seattle 1875
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View of Seattle from survey T-1406 "Du Wamish Bay (part of) Washington Territory." Surveyed in 1875 by James Lawson. This sheet shows the growth of Seattle since the first survey of the area in 1854. See image cgs05137.
Washington, Seattle 1875
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Chart of "Lake Champlain Sheet No. 4 from Panton to Whitehall."
New York, Lake Champlain 1876
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Chart of "Santa Monica California."
California, Santa Monica 1876
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Diagram showing the Progressive and Retrograde Changes of Sandy Hook Spit
New Jersey, Sandy Hook 1876

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