Texas State Archives Map Collection

Matagorda Bay, Including Lavaca and Tres Palacios Bays
Date: 1972
Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Survey, edition of August 1972.
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: varying
Size: 44 cm x 117 cm
Type of Map: nautical chart
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 06495
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

Matagorda Bay, Including Lavaca and Tres Palacios Bays Image:
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Series Title: Nautical Chart, 522-SC Shows bays, lakes, rivers, bayous, islands, buoys, ship channels, reefs, the Intracoastal Waterway, shipwrecks, submerged pipes and other items, bridges, dikes, pilings, soundings, canals, cities, towns, roads, highways, and railroads. Inset: Continuation of Tres Palacios Bay. Map is printed on both sides of the sheet. Map contains information on the Intracoastal Waterway, small craft advisories, ship channels, storm signals, distress signals, and safety hints. Map is accompanied by a cover supplying facts on supplies in the area, and other information. Long. 96 deg. 10' - 96 deg. 40' Scales: 1 13/16 inch = 1/2 nautical mile 3/4 inch = 1/2 nautical mile 3/4 inch = 1000 yards Each side 44 cm. x 117 cm. 7/30/86

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