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MAP #: 366U6

CARTOGRAPHER : UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY

DATE: 1866

SHORT TITLE : SKETCH SHOWING THE PRIMARY TRIANGULATION BETWEEN FIRE ISLAND

REMAINING TITLE & ID : & KENT ISLAND BASE LINES SECTIONS II & III FROM 1833 TO 1851 F.R. HASSLER AND A.D. BACHE SUPTS. SCALE 1/1000000 (TOP LEFT). "U.S. COAST SURVEY REPORT FOR 1866" (ABOVE TITLE). "No. 10" (LEFT TOP MARGIN). "BOWEN & Co. LITH. PHILADA." (RIGHT BOTTOM MARGIN). SCALE OF STATUTE MILES (BELOW TITLE). THE REVERSE SIDE IS BLANK. LONGITUDE WEST FROM GREENWICH (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1869
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : WASHINGTON
PUBLISHER : U.S. COAST SURVEY
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 29.7 X 42.9 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 35.1 X 49.0 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 1,000,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 80 STATUTE MILES - 12.6 CM.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-646
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : B014-HH
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL MAP OF INTEREST TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : USCS TYPE CHART (4)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE CHART.
RELIEF SHOWN ? : NO
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : GREENWICH (1)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : THE 1866 USCS ANNUAL REPORT TO CONGRESS IS THE ONLY SOURCE FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS IS SKETCH # 10 ACCOMPANYING THE REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY, SHOWING THE PROGRESS OF THE SURVEY DURING THE YEAR 1866., WHICH CONTAINS A "REPORT ON THE GEODETIC CONNECTION OF THE TWO PRIMARY BASE-LINES IN NEW YORK AND MARYLAND, THEIR DEGREE OF ACCORDANCE AND ACCURACY OF THE PRIMARY TRIANGULATION INTERVENING, WITH THE RESULTING ANGLES AND DISTANCES AS FINALLY ADJUSTED. PREPARED BY CHARLES A. SCHOTT, ASSISTANT." THIS REPORT WAS APPENDIX No. 8 ON PAGES 49-51. THE PRIMARY TRIANGULATION BASE LINE IN MARYLAND WAS ON KENT ISLAND, WHERE THE UNCERTAINTY WAS CALCULATED AT 1 PART IN 228,000 FOR THE BASE LINE. (SEE MAP # 344U5 FOR A DISCUSSION OF THE REASONS FOR ITS SELECTION).

DATA IS FROM THE USCS ANNUAL REPORT TO CONGRESS FOR 1866 AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THERE WAS ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE AS DESCRIBED.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A COPY ON THIN PAPER WITH SOME BROWNING AT THE FOLDS AND IN THE MARGINS. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF B014-HH AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399- 646.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : U.S. COAST SURVEY, REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY, SHOWING THE PROGRESS OF THE SURVEY DURING THE YEAR 1866., H.R. EX. DOC. No. 87, 39th. CONGRESS, 2d. SESSION, WASHINGTON: U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 1869, 2 (# 10), 49-51.

February 29, 1992


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