Texas State Archives Map Collection

Reconnaissance of the Coast of Texas Between Matagorda & Corpus Christi Bays
Date: 1858
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey, 1858. Lithographed by C.B. Graham.
Cartographer: Gilbert, Samuel A., 1858
Scale: 1:200,000
Size: 62 cm x 50 cm
Type of Map: nautical chart
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 01626
Photo Media: 4 x 5 color transparency, photo no. 2002/1-42-1
File Size: 18.82 MB

Reconnaissance of the Coast of Texas Between Matagorda & Corpus Christi Bays Image:

Chart covers Matagorda, Espiritu Santo, San Antonio, Aransas, and Corpus Christi Bays. Shows rivers, lakes, bays, islands, channels, reefs, peninsulas, lighthouses, and towns. Soundings are given in feet at average high tide. Insets: 1) Subsketch Showing Passage from Espiritu Santo Bay to San Antonio Bay, 2) Subsketch Showing Entrance from Matagorda Bay to Espiritu Santo Bay. Long. 96 deg. 20' - 97 deg. 20' Accompaning manuscript material, Notes on the Coast of the United States, Section IX: Coast of Texas, by Captain C.P. Patterson, Hydrographic Inspector, and A.D. Bache, Superintendent, U.S. Coast Survey, 1861, may be found in the A.D. Bache Collection of the Texas State Archives. 3/13/84

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