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.

Date Made: 1855

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: National Archives and Records Service

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.317506Catalog Number: 317506Accession Number: 230397

Object Name: map

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 35 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in; 90.17 cm x 36.83 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-f17a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1451444

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