Preliminary Chart of San Luis Pass, Texas

Description:

This map is a nautical chart showing the topography and hydrography of the area in Texas around the San Luis Pass. The physical features are in color and appear to be shaded to portray heights (additional relief shown by hachures). Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet.

According to text at the bottom of the page, the various measurements to create the map were made between 1851 and 1853; the text also gives specific latitude and longitude of the area in the map. Additional text in the lower right corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and "Tidal Remarks"; the text gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map.

Scale 1:20,000.
Prime meridian: Greenwich.

Creator(s):
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1853
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
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Creator (Cartographer):
Creator (Other):
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867

"From a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of A. D. Bache Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States."

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1853
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County
Place
United States - Texas - Brazoria County
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
From 1851 to 1853
Description:

This map is a nautical chart showing the topography and hydrography of the area in Texas around the San Luis Pass. The physical features are in color and appear to be shaded to portray heights (additional relief shown by hachures). Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet.

According to text at the bottom of the page, the various measurements to create the map were made between 1851 and 1853; the text also gives specific latitude and longitude of the area in the map. Additional text in the lower right corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and "Tidal Remarks"; the text gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map.

Scale 1:20,000.
Prime meridian: Greenwich.

Note:

In upper left corner: (Sketch I No. 4).
In upper left margin: No. 40.
From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

Physical Description:

1 map : col. ; 34 x 43 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): tides | sailing directions | depths
Contributor(s):
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: 125/11 00088
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: UTA_877197
  • OCLC: 11007881 |
  • OTHER: NOAA Chart # 521
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth50241
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image