Matagorda Bay system : Gulf and mainland shoreline changes 1856 through 1957, Pass Cavallo area, Texas.

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Map shows shoreline detail, islands, and channels for the Espiritu Santo Bay area in the vicinity of Matagorda Island and Matagorda Peninsula. Includes explanation and inset of area mapped relative to the entire Matagorda Bay System. Scale [1:24,000].

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1 map : col. ; 74 x 84 cm.

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Scranton, Dan F. 1974.

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Map shows shoreline detail, islands, and channels for the Espiritu Santo Bay area in the vicinity of Matagorda Island and Matagorda Peninsula. Includes explanation and inset of area mapped relative to the entire Matagorda Bay System. Scale [1:24,000].

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1 map : col. ; 74 x 84 cm.

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In upper margin: "The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, W.L. Fisher, director -- In cooperation with the General Land Office of Texas, Bob Armstrong, commissioner."

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  • 1974

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Scranton, Dan F. Matagorda Bay system : Gulf and mainland shoreline changes 1856 through 1957, Pass Cavallo area, Texas., map, 1974; Austin. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193415/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.