Nautical chart of New York Harbor, 1845.
There were earlier sketches of harbors.
But this was the first chart produced with the distinctive Coast Survey style
Image ID: theb1105, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Credit: The Military Engineer, 1924
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