Texas State Archives Map Collection

Preliminary Survey of the Entrance to the Rio Grande, Texas
Date: 1854
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey, 1854. Topography by W.E. Greenwell. Engraved by C.A. Knight and F.W. Benner.
Cartographer: Greenwell, W.E.
Scale: 7/8 inch = 1/4 nau. mile
Size: 34 cm x 40 cm
Type of Map: nautical chart
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 01635
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 37.74 MB

Preliminary Survey of the Entrance to the Rio Grande, Texas Image:

Chart shows the river, surrounding towns, and breakers. Soundings are given in feet at mean low water and notes on tides are 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 Revised 10/30/97

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