Texas State Archives Map Collection

Reconnaissance of Aransas Pass, Texas
Date: 1853
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey, 1853. Engraved by C.H. Smith and J.S. Pettit.
Cartographer: McClery, M.J.
Scale: 7/8 inch = 1/4 nau. mile
Size: 32 cm x 23 cm
Type of Map: nautical chart
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 01634
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 8.44 MB

Reconnaissance of Aransas Pass, Texas Image:

Shows bays, islands, breakers, and sites of proposed lighthouses. Soundings are given in feet. Sailing directions are also given. 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. 3/14/84

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