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Preliminary chart no. 31 of the seacoast of the United States from Galveston Bay to Matagorda Bay Texas : from a trigonometrical survey.

Description: Map shows islands, settlements, and coastline from Matagorda Bay, along Galveston Island, Bolivar Peninsula, and Galveston Bay. Includes text with information on lighthouses, beacons, light vessels, magnetic needle, tides and winds. Relief shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:200,000].
Date: 1857
Creator: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States Coast Survey : Sketch I, showing the progress of the survey in section no. 9 from 1848 to 55.

Description: Map shows Texas coast from the mouth of the Sabine River to northern tip of unlabeled Matagorda Island; Sabine Lake, Galveston Bay, Matagorda Bay, towns used for triangulation, and areas of completed mapping by sheet number and date. Inset: "Mouth of the Rio Grande. Sub-sketch showing the progress of the Survey of Rio Grande and vicinity 1853 & 1854." Includes legend. Scale [ca. 1:600,000] and [ca. 1: 400,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Reconnaissance of Sabine Pass

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the hydrography of the area in Texas and Louisiana around the Sabine Pass. The physical features are marked to portray coastline conditions. Depths are shown by soundings and marked with lines and numbers in feet. Text in the lower left corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. It also notes that various measurements used for the map were taken between 1848 and 1852. Scale 1:40,000.
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Reconnaissance of Sabine Pass

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the hydrography of the area in Texas and Louisiana around the Sabine Pass. The physical features are marked to portray coastline conditions using nautical notations and color shading and outlines. Depths are shown by soundings and marked with lines and numbers in feet. Text in the lower left corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. It also notes that various measurements used for the map were taken between 1848 and 1852. Scale 1:40,000.
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Reconnaissance of Aransas Pass, Texas

Description: Navigation chart for Aransas Pass, between Mustang Island and San Jose Island. There are sailing directions and notes in the upper-left corner of the map. The physical features are outlined and shaded (relief shown by soundings and contours). Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet. Scale 1:20,000
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Preliminary Survey of the Entrance to the Rio Grande, Texas

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the topography and hydrography of the area in Texas around the entrance to the Rio Grande River. The physical features are shaded with relief (and depths) shown by soundings. Depths are marked with lines, shading (rendered in a dot pattern), and numbers in feet. Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet. According to text in the lower left corner, the various measurements to create the map were made between 1853 and 1854; the text also gives specific latitude and longitude of the area in the map. The text is labeled "Note" and "Tides" which gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. Scale 1:20,000.
Date: 1854
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Preliminary Chart of San Luis Pass, Texas

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the topography and hydrography of the area in Texas around the San Luis Pass. The physical features are in color and appear to be shaded to portray heights (additional relief shown by hachures). Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet. According to text at the bottom of the page, the various measurements to create the map were made between 1851 and 1853; the text also gives specific latitude and longitude of the area in the map. Additional text in the lower right corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and "Tidal Remarks"; the text gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. Scale 1:20,000. Prime meridian: Greenwich.
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Reconnaissance of Aransas Pass, Texas

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the hydrography of the area in Texas around the Aransas Pass. The physical features are outlined and shaded in color (relief shown by soundings and contours). Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet. Text in the upper left corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and "Note"; the text gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. Scale 1:20,000.
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston Entrance, Texas

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the topography and hydrography of the area in Texas around the Galveston Entrance. The physical features are shaded and include the aerial layout of Galveston and nearby areas (relief shown by soundings). Depths are marked with shading (rendered in a dot pattern) and numbers in feet. According to text at the bottom of the page (lower left corner), the various measurements to create the map were made between 1848 and 1852; the text also gives specific latitude and longitude of the area in the map and the locations of "Episcopal Church" and "Market House" in Galveston, Texas. Additional text along the right side of the map is labeled "Sailing Directions," "Note," "Tides," and "Remarks"; the text gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. Scale 1:40,000.
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library