1852 United States Coast Survey - Reconnaissance of the Harbors of Santa Cruz, San Simeon, Coxo and San Luis Obispo California

1852 United States Coast Survey California harbor map, including Santa Cruz

Title:

Reconnaissance of the Harbors of Santa Cruz, San Simeon, Coxo and San Luis Obispo California

Map maker:

United States Coast Survey

Place and Year:

Washington, D.C., 1852

Dimensions:

34.3 x 43.0 cm (13.5 x 16.9 in)

Technique:

Engraved

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG

225.00
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DETAILS

This detailed coast survey shows several important harbors along the central coast of California, including Santa Cruz, San Luis Obispo, San Simeon, and Coxo (just south of Pt. Conception).

There are notations on breakers, reefs, the sea floor, and other navigational details. The topography of the land along the coast is illustrated by hachure.

The survey was completed under the command of Lieut. James Alden. Outlines and topography engraved by H.C. Evans and Max Strobel, with lettering engraved by H.M. Knight.

CONDITION NOTES

A clean and bright example, issued folding and now pressed and backed in tissue. The left margin has been extended to accommodate framing.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00297

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