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  • General chart of Delaware and Chesapeake Bays and the seacoast from Cape May to Cape Henry. This is an extremely detailed sea chart summarizing the best available data from the ongoing coast survey. This issue is the 1882 version of a chart first released in 1855, subsequently updated for 1884 aids to navigation.The chart was obsoleted in 1915. 1855 [1884]. MSA SC 1399-1-148 [HFC 384U5]

  • Washington to Norfolk 1891, 1891. MSA SC 1399-1-162 [HFC 391U5]

  • Sketch C showing the progress of the survey in section III from 1843 to 1879. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1879 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1879. MSA SC 1399-1-289 [HFC 379U5]

  • Chesapeake entrance and Yorktown peninsula, 1881. MSA SC 1399-316 [HFC 381U4]

  • General chart of Delaware and Chesapeake Bays and the sea coast from Cape May to Cape Henry, 1855 [1882]. MSA SC 1399-1-399

  • [Manuscript map entitled] Western shore of Chesapeake Bay, Point Lookout to Point No Point including St. Jerome's Creek, 1882. MSA SC 1399-1-420 [HFC 382U5]

  • Primary triangulation between Long Island and the Blue Ridge sections II & III. From Report of the Superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey showing the progress of the work during the fiscal year ending with June 1879, this sketch connected the primary triangulation of sections II and III as it extended inland. 1879. MSA SC 1399-1-447 [HFC 379U7]

  • Sketch showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1879. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1879 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1879. MSA SC 1399-1-458 [HFC 379U5]

  • General chart of the coast no. IX from Cape May to Cape Henry, 1887. MSA SC 1399-1-483 [HFC 387U5]

  • Sketch showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843 to 1881. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1881 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1881. MSA SC 1399-1-585 [HFC 381U5]

  • Sketch showing the progress of the survey in sections 2 & 3. This sketch no. 4 shows the progress of the survey in sections 2 and 3 and was used to illustrate the USC&GS annual report for fiscal 1886. After 42 years of work, the survey was essentially complete in the Chesapeake Bay region. 1886. MSA SC 1399-635 [HFC 386U5]

  • Triangulation between the Hudson River and the Cape Henry and the Ohio River. This sketch of the triangulation connecting New York, NJ, Pa, Md, Va,West Va, and the Ohio shows how the triangulation was tied together. It was sketch no. 4 in the USC&GS annual report for fiscal 1882. 1882. MSA SC 1399-1-636 [HFC 382U6]

  • Triangulation between the Hudson River and the Cape Henry and the Ohio River. This sketch no. 4 shows the triangulation connecting NY,NJ,Pa,Md,Va,West Va, and the ohio and how the triangulation was tied together. It was included in the USC&GS annual report for the fiscal year 1884. 1882 [1884]. MSA SC 1399-1-637 [HFC 384U6]

  • Triangulation between the Hudson River and Cape Henry and the Ohio River. This is sketch no. 4 showing the triangulation connecting NY,NJ,Pa,Md,Va, West Va. and the Ohio showing how the triangulation was tied together. It was first published in 1882, with this issue an update.It was in the USC&GS annual report for fiscal 1883 1882 [1883]. MSA SC 1399-1-639 [HFC 383U5]

  • Triangulation between the Hudson River and Cape Henry and the Ohio River. This sketch no. 4 shows the triangulation connecting NY,NJ,Pa,Md,Va,West Va. and the Ohio and how that triangulation was tied together. It was contained in the USC&GS annual report for the fiscal year 1885. 1882 [1885]. MSA SC 1399-640 [HFC 385U5]

  • Sketch showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843-1881. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1881 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years 1881. MSA SC 1399-1-641 [HFC 381U5]

  • Sketch showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843-1881. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey th rough 1881 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report to congress for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1881. MSA SC 1399-1-642 [HFC 381U5]

  • Sketch showing the progress of the survey in section no. III from 1843-1879. This sketch of the Chesapeake bay showed the progress of the Coast Survey through 1879 in this area. It was in the agency's annual report for that year. Such progress reports were issued annually for many years. 1879. MSA SC 1399-1-643 [HFC 379U5]

  • Lower part of Tangier Sound and Pocomoke Sound chart showing approximate position of oyster beds, 1881. MSA SC 1399-649 [HFC 381U7]

  • James River from Newport News to Deepwater Light showing approximate limits of oyster beds, 1881. MSA SC 1399-650 [HFC 381U8]

  • Upper part of Tangier Sound chart showing approximate position of oyster beds, 1881. MSA SC 1399-653 [HFC 381U6]

  • Patuxent River Maryland upper part. This is the second and final state of a USCS chart originally released in preliminary form in 1860. It covers the upper part of the Patuxent River from Point Judith to Nottingham and includes both hydrography and topography. 1860 [1881]. MSA SC 1399-682 [HFC 381U3]

  • Patuxent River Maryland lower part. This is the second and final state of a USCS chart originally published in preliminary form in 1859. It shows both the hydrography and topography of the lower Patuxent River. A second chart covered the upper part of the river. 1859 [1880]. MSA SC 1399-683 [HFC 380U5]

  • Potomac River (in four sheets) sheet no. 1 from entrance to Piney Point. This is the second edition of sheet number 1 of the four sheets covering the Potomac River by the U.S. Coast Survey. It is from plate 1135 of chart 388. The topography looks relatively complete, whereas the preliminary chart was not. 1862 [1877-1907]. MSA SC 1399-684 [HFC 404U5]

  • Potomac River (in four sheets) sheet no. 2 from Lower Cedar Point to Indian Head. This is the second edition of the third of four charts covering the navigable portion of the Potomac River.This edition was issued from 1882 to 1905 on plate number 1148 of the U.S.C. & G.S. Additional information on creeks is added. 1863 [1882-1905]. MSA SC 1399-685 [HFC 402U5]

  • York River Virginia from entrance to King's Creek. This chart number 398 of the York River entrance to King's Point was done on plate 2964 in November, 1906. It was a reissue of chart 987 of August, 1877 with corrections. It was the first of two sheets (originally released in 1857)of the river. 1857 [1877-1906]. MSA SC 1399-686 [HFC 406U5]

  • York River Virginia from entrance to King's Creek. This chart number 398 of the York River entrance to King's Point was done on plate 2964 in November, 1906. It was a reissue of chart 987 of August, 1877 with corrections. It was the first of two sheets (originally released in 1857)of the river. 1857 [1877-1906]. MSA SC 1399-687 [HFC 406U5]

  • Chesapeake Bay lower part. This chart covers from the Chesapeake entrance to the Potomac river entrance. It shows navigation buoys, lights and light houses, soundings and shoals, courses to steer and bottom conditions. It is based on a plate covering Delaware & Chesapeake bays. 1880. MSA SC 1399-698 [HFC 380U6]

  • Coast chart no. 131 Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 1 York river Hampton Roads Chesapeake entrance. This is the 1899 edition of a detailed sea chart entitled "Coast chart no. 36 Chesapeake bay sheet no. 6 from the mouth of York river to the entrance to bay" first issued in preliminary form in 1859 and in final form in 1863. 1859[1899]. MSA SC 1399-701 [HFC 399U6]

  • Chesapeake Bay sheet no. 2 Rappahannock entrance Mobjack bay Cherrystone inlet. This is the a late state of the final edition of the second of six charts covering the bay. It is based on a preliminary chart published in the USCS annual report to for 1859 and in finished form in 1863. It is taken from plate number 2840. 1859[1877-1908]. MSA SC 1399-703 [HFC 377U7]

  • General chart of Delaware and Chesapeake bays and the seacoast from Cape May to Cape Henry....Re-issued May 1882.... This is an updated version of an extremely detailed sea chart first issued in preliminary form in the USCS annual report for 1855. It is still based on the original plate # 453. It continued in use in various editions until declared obsolete in 1915. 1855[1882]. MSA SC 1399-705 [HFC 382U4]

  • Wire drag, type of 1916, as perfected by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic S, n. d.. MSA SC 1399-1-733

  • Aerial photograph of Baltimore Harbor, Maryland, 1964. MSA SC 1399-1-759

  • Small-craft Chart, series 101: Potomac River, 1959. MSA SC 1399-1-761

  • United States Coast Pilot, Atlantic Coast Part VI: Chesapeake Bay and Tributaries. 1st edition. Title page only 1889. MSA SC 1399-1-773

  • Chesapeake Bay/ Lower Part/ Scale 1/400,000/ 1880. This chart from the entrance to Chesapeake Bay to the Potomac was done for use in Vol. 3 of the Atlantic Coast Pilot. It was from plate 1616. Plate 1617 covered the upper bay. The original plate # 453 was started in Sept. 1855 and corrected through 1878. 1880. MSA SC 1399-845 [HFC 380U6]

  • (Cape Sable to Cape Hatteras). This is the Southern-most sheet of the third edition of a two sheet chart on a scale of 1:1,200,000. It was done on plate 2040. It carried the designation chart "A".The use of 4 insets is unusual. Cold and warm bands of water in the Gulf Stream are shown 1855 (1893). MSA SC 1399-847 [HFC 393U1]

  • Chester River, 1956 (1944). MSA SC 1399-914 [HFC 444N1]


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