Reconnaissance of Aransas Pass, Texas

Description:

This map is a nautical chart showing the hydrography of the area in Texas around the Aransas Pass. The physical features are outlined and shaded in color (relief shown by soundings and contours). Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet.

Text in the upper left corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and "Note"; the text gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map.

Scale 1:20,000.

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
Usage:
Total Uses: 243
Past 30 days: 8
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Creator (Cartographer):
Creator (Other):
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867

"U. S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt."

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

This map is a nautical chart showing the hydrography of the area in Texas around the Aransas Pass. The physical features are outlined and shaded in color (relief shown by soundings and contours). Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet.

Text in the upper left corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and "Note"; the text gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map.

Scale 1:20,000.

Note:

Above title: (Sketch I No. 5).
In upper left margin: No. 41.
From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

Physical Description:

1 map : hand col. ; 31 x 22 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): tides | sailing directions | depths
Contributor(s):
  • Other : Stellwagen, H. S. "By the Hydrographic Party under the command of Lieut. H. S. Stellwagen U. S. N. Assist."
  • Other : McClery, M. J. "Red'd. Dr'ng. by M. J. Mc. Clery Asst."
  • Engraver : Smith, C. H. "Eng'g. by Apps. C.H. Smith & App. J.S. Pettit"
  • Engraver : Pettit, J. S. "Eng'g. by Apps. C.H. Smith & App. J.S. Pettit"
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Relation (has-version): Reconnaissance of Aransas Pass, Texas, ark:/67531/metapth30999
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: 127/18 00639
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: UTA_824442
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth50399
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image