Long Island Quadrangle: Texas--Calhoun Co.

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Topographic quadrangle map of a portion of Texas, showing boundaries, mud flats, water bodies, roads, and landmarks, including Intracoastal Waterway, Shoalwater Bay, Long Island, Steamboat Pass, Steamboat Island, Espiritu Santo Bay, Josephine Reef, Vanderveer Island, South Pass, South Pass Island, First Chain of Islands, South Pass Lake, Contee Lake, Rahal Bayou, Pringle Lake, Long Lake, Pats Bay, Power Lake, Matagorda Island Bombing and Gunnery Range, Matagorda Island, and the Gulf of Mexico. Relief shown by contours 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.

Creation Information

Geological Survey (U.S.) 1953.

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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: Long Island Quadrangle: Texas--Calhoun Co.
  • Added Title: Long Island, Tex.

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of a portion of Texas, showing boundaries, mud flats, water bodies, roads, and landmarks, including Intracoastal Waterway, Shoalwater Bay, Long Island, Steamboat Pass, Steamboat Island, Espiritu Santo Bay, Josephine Reef, Vanderveer Island, South Pass, South Pass Island, First Chain of Islands, South Pass Lake, Contee Lake, Rahal Bayou, Pringle Lake, Long Lake, Pats Bay, Power Lake, Matagorda Island Bombing and Gunnery Range, Matagorda Island, and the Gulf of Mexico. Relief shown by contours 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.

Notes

"Control by USGS and USC&GS. Culture and drainage in part compiled form aerial photographs taken 1946-1947. Topography by plane-table surveys 1952. Hydrography from USCandGS Chart 1285 (1:80,000). Polyconic projection. 1927 North American datum 10,000-foot grid based on Texas coordinate system, south central zone. Broken light-blue lines indicate areas subject to occasional inundation."

"Long Island, Tex. N2815-W9630/7.5. 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 Gulf of Mexico and less than 1/4 foot elsewhere."

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

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

"This map complies with national map accuracy standards."

"United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307001948420
  • Accession or Local Control No: 3.A.8
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493652

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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

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  • Sept. 14, 2014, 8:21 a.m.

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  • Oct. 8, 2014, 10:42 a.m.

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  • N:28.36794, E:-96.488668, S: 28.244614, W:-96.635267

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Geological Survey (U.S.). Long Island Quadrangle: Texas--Calhoun Co., map, 1953; Washington, D.C.. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493652/: accessed April 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.