Mouth of Columbia River.

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Map shows coastline of Barker's Bay and Young's Bay and the township of Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia River. Includes sailing directions and tide chart. Inset: View of the Entrance of Columbia River, Cape Hancock or Disappointment E. by N. (compass) 12 statute miles [illustration]. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and depth contours. Scale 1:40,000.

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1 map : col. ; 42 x 67 cm.

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United States Coast Survey 1851.

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Map shows coastline of Barker's Bay and Young's Bay and the township of Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia River. Includes sailing directions and tide chart. Inset: View of the Entrance of Columbia River, Cape Hancock or Disappointment E. by N. (compass) 12 statute miles [illustration]. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and depth contours. Scale 1:40,000.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 42 x 67 cm.

Notes

UT Arlington shows "Reduction for Engraving by A. Boschke Draughtsman. Engraved by W. Smith and E. F. Woodward." in lower margin and U.S. Coast Survey Office seal in lower right corner, accompanied by text: "Verified by L. L. Stevens Lieut. U.S. Engrs. & Bvt. Major Asst. in charge of office."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1851

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  • Oct. 10, 2011, 11:41 a.m.

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  • Jan. 22, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

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United States Coast Survey. Mouth of Columbia River., map, 1851; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187615/: accessed July 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.