Sargent quadrangle: Texas--Matagorda Co.

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Topographic quadrangle map of a portion of Texas, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 5 feet) and spot heights and includes a key, road classification, and quadrangle location diagrams. Scale 1:24,000

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1 map : col. ; 58 x 51 cm., on sheet 69 x 59 cm.

Creation Information

Geological Survey (U.S.) 1953.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other and was provided by Hardin-Simmons University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 36 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • Geological Survey (U.S.)
    Publisher Info: For Sale by U.S. Geological Survey, Federal Center, Denver, Colorado or Washington 25, D.C.
    Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.

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  • Main Title: Sargent quadrangle: Texas--Matagorda Co.
  • Added Title: Sargent, Tex.

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of a portion of Texas, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 5 feet) and spot heights and includes a key, road classification, and quadrangle location diagrams. Scale 1:24,000

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 58 x 51 cm., on sheet 69 x 59 cm.

Notes

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

"Control by USGS, USC&GS, and USCE. Culture and drainage in part compiled from aerial photographs taken 1946-1947. Topography by plane-table surveys 1952. Hydrography from USCandGS Chart 1283 (1:80,000). Polyconic projection. 1927 North American datum."

"Interior - Geological Survey, Washington, D.C. - 1953."

"Sargent, Tex. N2845--W9537.5/7.5 ; 1952"

"Contour interval 5 feet. Datum is mean sea level. Depth curves and soundings in feet -- Datum is mean low water. Shoreline shown represents the approximate line of mean high water. The average range of tide is approximately 1 foot in the Gulf of Mexico and less than 1/4 foot elsewhere."

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

"United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey."

"This map complies with national map accuracy standards."

Polyconic proj. (W 96 degrees 4500--W 95 degrees 3730/N 28 degrees 5230--N 28 degrees 4500).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002013570
  • Accession or Local Control No: 3.A.14
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493240

Collections

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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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  • 1953

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 13, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2014, 2:17 p.m.

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  • N:28.858005, E:-95.604269, S: 28.750002, W:-95.67877

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Geological Survey (U.S.). Sargent quadrangle: Texas--Matagorda Co., map, 1953; Washington, D.C.. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493240/: accessed April 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.