San Luis Pass Quadrangle: Texas

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Topographic quadrangle map of a portion of Texas, depicting the tip of Galveston Island from Bay Harbor to western end, San Luis Pass, eastern tip of San Luis Island, a small portion of West Bay, and part of the Gulf of Mexico. Relief shown by contours (interval 5 feet) and spot heights and includes a key and a road classification diagram. Scale 1:24,000

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 58 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 1955.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and was provided by the Hardin-Simmons University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 69 times. More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • Geological Survey (U.S.)
    Publisher Info: Edited and published by the Geological Survey.
    Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.

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  • Main Title: San Luis Pass Quadrangle: Texas
  • Added Title: San Luis Pass, Tex.

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of a portion of Texas, depicting the tip of Galveston Island from Bay Harbor to western end, San Luis Pass, eastern tip of San Luis Island, a small portion of West Bay, and part of the Gulf of Mexico. Relief shown by contours (interval 5 feet) and spot heights and includes a key and a road classification diagram. Scale 1:24,000

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 58 x 51 cm.

Notes

"This map complies with national map accuracy standards."

"Contour interval 5 feet. Datum is mean sea level. Shoreline shown represents the approximate line of mean high water. The average range of tide is approximately 0.8 feet."

"10,000-foot grid based on Texas coordinate system, south central zone."

"A folder describing topographic maps and symbols is available on request."

"San Luis Pass, Tex. N2900-W9500/7.5 ; 1943"

"Control by USC&GS and TVA. Topography from aerial photopgraphs by multiplex methods and plane-table surveys. Aerial photographs taken 1942. Field check 1943. Polyconic projection. 1927 North American datum."

"Interior - Geological Survey, Washington, D.C. - 1955."

"United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey."

Polyconic proj. (W 95 degrees 0730--W 95 degrees 0000/N 29 degrees 0730--N 29 degrees 0000).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002013588
  • Accession or Local Control No: 3.A.13
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth492899

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Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

Jesse Wallace Williams Map Collection

Historic topographic maps of locations in Texas and surrounding states. The detailed maps include precise locations of roads, waterways, structures and more.

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Creation Date

  • 1955

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:49 a.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2014, 2:43 p.m.

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  • N:29.111126, E:-95.027724, S: 28.974557, W:-95.133296

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. San Luis Pass Quadrangle: Texas, map, 1955; Washington, D.C.. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth492899/: accessed January 28, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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