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MAP #: 442M5

CARTOGRAPHER : MARYLAND, STATE OF

DATE: 1942

SHORT TITLE : SHORE LINE CHANGES FROM HUNTINGFIELD POINT TO WILSON POINT,

REMAINING TITLE & ID : KENT COUNTY (BELOW BOTTOM NEAT LINE). "PLATE 16." (TO LEFT OF TITLE). "DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY, MINES AND WATER RESOURCES" (LEFT TOP MARGIN). "SHORE EROSION IN TIDEWATER MARYLAND" (RIGHT TOP MARGIN). SCALE SHOWING 3000 FEET (TOP RIGHT). LONGITUDE WEST FROM GREENWICH (BOTTOM AND TOP, GIVING TWO POINTS 1' APART). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT, GIVING 2 POINTS, 04' APART).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1942
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : BALTIMORE?
PUBLISHER : STATE OF MARYLAND DEPT. OF GEOLOGY, MINES AND WATER RESOURCES.
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 42.6 X 12.8 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 51 X 19 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 20,000
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-525
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : GRIEB44GIFT
REGION CATEGORY : DETAILED MAP OF PART OF THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA (2)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1 OF MANY
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP.
RELIEF SHOWN ? : NO
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : PLAIN (2)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : GREENWICH (1)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : MORRISON & HANSEN AND A 1988 EXHIBITION CATALOG OF THE TALBOT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOTH LIST THE MAP.
DESCRIPTION : THIS IS ONE OF A LARGE NUMBER OF PLATES COMPARING THE SHORELINE OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM 1846, WHEN THE FIRST U.S. COAST SURVEY DETAILED WORK WAS DONE TO 1942. THE AREA COVERED IS FROM HUNTINGFIELD POINT TO WILSON POINT IN KENT COUNTY. THE MAXIMUM EROSION IS SHOWN TO BE 4000' SOUTH OF HUNTINGFIELD POINT, WHERE 750' HAD BEEN ERODED IN 96 YEARS.

DATA IS FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY OF THE MAP IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : WRITER KNOWS OF ONLY A SINGLE STATE OF THIS MAP.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A GOOD COPY OF THIS PLATE WITH FULL MARGINS. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF GRIEB44GIFT AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-525.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : MORRISON, RUSSELL & ROBERT HANSEN, CHARTING THE CHESAPEAKE, ANNAPOLIS: MARYLAND STATE ARCHIVES, 1990, 88-89, FIG. 57; HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TALBOT COUNTY, A DEGREE OF LATITUDE - MAPS OF THE CHESAPEAKE, CATALOG OF AN EXHIBITION HELD FROM MAY 19-AUGUST 15, 1988, EASTON, MD: HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TALBOT COUNTY, 1988, 16, MAP # 57.

March 27, 1992


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