U. S. COAST SURVEY / A. D. BACHE Superintendent / Sketch C / SHOWING THE PROGRESS OF THE SURVEY / IN / SECTION No. III / From 1843 to 1855

This map is centered on the Chesapeake Bay, but contains information on the Atlantic Coast, the Rappahannock River, Richmond, and the District of Columbia. It extends from about 36°35' to 39°40' latitude, and from below 75° to above 77°20' longitude west of Greenwich. The scale is 1/400,000. The date is 1855.
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Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 35 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in; 90.17 cm x 36.83 cm
overall: 35 1/4 in x 24 1/4 in; 89.535 cm x 61.595 cm
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Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection
Measuring & Mapping
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Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
National Archives and Records Service

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