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Description: Three pages of charts including: 1. a Gnomonic Projection of the North Atlantic Ocean, 2. a Mercator Chart of the North Atlantic Ocean, 3. a diagram of the Earth's surface. On the back of page three are handwritten notes about travel plans for the weekend.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Coast Guard Chart No. 208 : Pass Cavallo, Lavaca and San Antonio Bays, Texas.

Description: Map shows coastline and navigation details for Pass Cavallo, and the Lavaca and San Antonio Bays and vicinity. Includes notes and tables lighthouses, buoys, soundings and tides. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by gradient tints and soundings. Scale [ca. 1:80,000].
Date: 1888
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Pictorial Firmament Machine.

Description: Patent for a hollow globe with a map of the stars and planets positions on one side that has lights on the inside of the globe to project the placement of the stars and planets on a ceiling.
Date: April 4, 1911
Creator: Jones, Oliver Pinkney
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A combined view of the principal mountains & rivers in the world : with tables showing their relative heights & lengths.

Description: Map shows comparative lengths of world's rivers and heights of world's mountains, by region and by continent; treelines and vegetative growth, small illustrations of major cities and lakes with relative altitudes; relative locations for cities along course of rivers. Includes "Explanation" and "Tables of Heights" [in left and right panels] listing mountains with altitudes, locations, and numbered key to illustrations. Relief shown pictorially, by hachures, spot heights and in tables. Scale not given.
Date: 1849
Creator: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States of America.

Description: This map shows the United States with several sections (showing the slopes and basins) shaded in different colors and various information marked in. Major mountain peaks (with relief shown by spot heights) and rivers are marked on the map and labeled. According to the "Explanations" in the lower right corner, there are also markings for annual temperature, chief productions, and various metal deposits. An inset in the lower left corner is labeled "Hyetal or Rain Chart of the United States" and states, "The figures give the Average annual precipitation in inches." Scale 1:14,495,000 (W 129⁰--W 65⁰/N 48⁰--N 22⁰). Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1858
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States - Gulf Coast, Texas, Sabine Pass to High Island.

Description: Map shows coastal detail from Sabine Pass to High Island, Texas during the early twentieth century. Includes tidal information and list of authorities. Inset: "Neches and Sabine Rivers." Relief shown by hachures and depths by soundings. Soundings in feet and fathoms. Scale [ca. 1:80,000].
Date: 1917
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Improvement in Speed and Time Recorders.

Description: Patent for improvements in recording instruments to "document of all the movements of a locomotive while in charge of the engineer, to record any stoppages that may be made; the duration of such stoppages, and any backward motion of the locomotive at any point during the trip." (Lines 7-13) Illustration is included.
Date: September 9, 1879
Creator: Richardson, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

General profile from Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Martinez near San Francisco California, 1853-4 to accompany the Maps of Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War

Description: Map shows profiles of "Waters of the Pacific," "Waters of the Gulf of California," "Waters of the Rio del Norte," "Waters of the Mississippi River," "Waters of the Gulf of California," and "Waters of the Mojave River." Map appeared in: Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, route near the 35th parallel. Horizontal scale [1:950,400]. Vertical scale [1:19,008].
Date: 1854
Creator: Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Profiles of passes in the State of California surveyed in connection with a Pacific railroad.

Description: Map shows California mountain elevations and slopes relative to sea level. "Profile of Walker's Pass," "Profile of Hum-pah-ya-mup Pass," "Profile of Tah-ee-chay-pah Pass," "Profile of route from summit of Tah-ee-chay-pah Pass to the Tejon Depot Camp," "Profile of New Pass," and "Profile of San Fernando Pass." Scale [1:120,000].
Date: 1853
Creator: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton), 1824-1882
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Profiles of passes in the State of California : surveyed in connection with a Pacific railroad.

Description: Map profiles of Walker's Pass, Hum-pah-ya-mup Pass, Tah-ee-chay-pah Pass, New Pass, San Fernando Pass, and route from summit of Tah-ee-chay-pah Pass to the Tejon Depot Camp in California during the mid-nineteenth century. Elevations and slopes relative to sea level are indicated. Relief shown by profile. Scale [1:120,000].
Date: 1853
Creator: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton), 1824-1882
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library