Preliminary sketch of Galveston Bay indicating proposed sites for light houses as authorized by act of Congress of Mar. 3, 1851.

Preliminary sketch of Galveston Bay indicating proposed sites for light houses as authorized by act of Congress of Mar. 3, 1851.

Date: 1851
Creator: United States Coast Survey.
Description: Map shows the entrance to Galveston Bay between Galveston Island and Boliver Peninsula, proposed sites for light houses, water depths, and structures. Scale 1:200,000.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
The western coast of Louisiana and the coast of New Leon .

The western coast of Louisiana and the coast of New Leon .

Date: 1794
Creator: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771.
Description: Map shows the Texas Gulf Coast from the Sabine River to the Rio Grande, and other rivers. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Map appeared in the author's West-India Atlas [1794]. Scale [ca. 1:2,600,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
The western coast of Louisiana and the coast of New Leon.

The western coast of Louisiana and the coast of New Leon.

Date: 1775
Creator: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771.
Description: Map shows geography along the present-day Gulf of Mexico coast known as "New Kingdom of Leon." Relief shown pictorially, depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:1,340,000]. Map is from The West India Atlas published by R. Sayer & J. Bennett [1775].
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Preliminary sketch of Galveston Bay indicating proposed sites for light houses as authorized by act of Congress of Mar. 3, 1851.

Preliminary sketch of Galveston Bay indicating proposed sites for light houses as authorized by act of Congress of Mar. 3, 1851.

Date: 1851
Creator: United States Coast Survey.
Description: Map shows the entrance to Galveston Bay between Galveston Island and Boliver Peninsula, proposed sites for light houses, water depths, and structures. Relief shown by shading, soundings, and depictions. Insets: "Clopper's Bar" and "Red Fish Bar." Includes texts "Sailing Directions," and "Note." Scale [1:200,000].
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Les Costes aux Environs de la Riviere de Misisipi

Les Costes aux Environs de la Riviere de Misisipi

Date: 1701
Creator: Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720
Description: This map shows the Mississippi River Valley and Gulf of Mexico as well as the surrounding areas. Inland bodies of water are labeled and villages (found by La Salle during explorations) are marked pictorially. There are illustrations of people fighting around the title.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Carte reduite des costes de la Louisiane et de la Floride.

Carte reduite des costes de la Louisiane et de la Floride.

Date: 1764
Creator: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772.
Description: Map shows coastline of French Louisiana along the Gulf of Mexico west of the Trinity River from a point labeled "Baye St. Louis ou de St. Bernard," and to the east to include the Florida peninsula and Atlantic coast of Florida [as Islands] ; part of the Bahamas and Cuba; islands and sailing routes through the Mississippi River delta on inset. Relief shown pictorially and depths shown by soundings. Inset: Carte des embouchures du fleuve St. Louis [Map of the mouth of Mississippi River]. Scale [ca. 1:2,500,000].
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Carta de las costas de la Escambia, Alabama y bocas del Rio Misisipi, la Luisiana, Tejas, con la provincia del Nuevo Santander, en el Golfo de Mejico.

Carta de las costas de la Escambia, Alabama y bocas del Rio Misisipi, la Luisiana, Tejas, con la provincia del Nuevo Santander, en el Golfo de Mejico.

Date: 1846
Creator: Armero, Francisco
Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Gulf of Mexico coastal detail. Includes table of abbreviations. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1,350,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Preliminary coast chart no. 106, Galveston Bay to Oyster Bay, Texas : From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the coast of the United States.

Preliminary coast chart no. 106, Galveston Bay to Oyster Bay, Texas : From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the coast of the United States.

Date: 1858
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Description: Map shows outline of Texas coastline from Galveston Bay to Oyster Bay with soundings. Relief shown by soundings and depictions. Includes: "Note," "Light Houses and Beacons," "Light Vessel," "Variations in the Magnetic Needle," "Tides," "Remarks," and "Winds." Scale [1:80,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Les costes aux environs de la riviere de Misisipi : decouvertes par Mr. de la Salle en 1683 et reconnues par Mr. le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699.

Les costes aux environs de la riviere de Misisipi : decouvertes par Mr. de la Salle en 1683 et reconnues par Mr. le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699.

Date: 1701
Creator: Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720
Description: Map shows early eighteenth century detail of the mouth of the Mississippi River and locations of settlements along the North American coasline of the Gulf of Mexico. Locations of Native American villages found by La Salle during his explorations of the coastal areas are also indicated. No scale noted.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Les costes aux environs de la riviere de Misisipi : decouvertes par Mr. de la Salle en 1683 et reconnues par Mr. le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699 [Sheet 1].

Les costes aux environs de la riviere de Misisipi : decouvertes par Mr. de la Salle en 1683 et reconnues par Mr. le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699 [Sheet 1].

Date: 1701
Creator: Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720
Description: Map shows early eighteenth century detail of the mouth of the Mississippi River and locations of settlements along the North American coasline of the Gulf of Mexico. Locations of Native American villages found by La Salle during his explorations of the coastal areas are also indicated. No scale noted.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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