Texas State Archives Map Collection

Preliminary Sketch of Galveston Bay, Texas
Date: 1852
Publisher: U.S. Coast Survey. Second edition, 1852. Triangulation by R.H. Fauntleroy and R.O. Cutts. Topography by J.M. Wampler. Hydrography by T.A. Craven.
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: varying
Size: 50 cm x 43 cm
Type of Map: nautical chart
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 06476
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 24.80 MB

Preliminary Sketch of Galveston Bay, Texas Image:

Chart showing bays, islands, points, rivers, lakes, shoals, reefs, buoys, and the town of Galveston. Insets: Clopper's Bar; Redfish Bar. Soundings are shown and sailing directions are given. Scales: 1 inch = 3 statute miles 1 inch = 2 1/2 nautical miles 7/28/86

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