Texas State Archives Map Collection

Preliminary Chart of Entrance to Brazos River, Texas
Date: 1858
Publisher: [U.S. Coast Survey, 1858]. Triangulation by J.S. Williams. Topography by J.M. Wampler. Engraved by R.H. Bartle & E.H. Sipe.
Cartographer: Fairfax, F.
Scale: 3 5/8 in. = 1/2 nau miles
Size: 39 cm x 45 cm
Type of Map: nautical chart
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 01632
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 17.97 MB

Preliminary Chart of Entrance to Brazos River, Texas Image:

Chart shows the river entrance and towns on either side. Soundings are given in feet. There are notes regarding tides and sailing directions. 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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