Recent Submissions

  • Preliminary Chart of Stellwagen's Bank, Massachusetts Bay Discovered in October, 1854, by the Hydrographic Party Under the Command of Lieut. H.S. Stellwagen, U.S.N. Assist.

    United States Coast Survey; Bache, A.D.; Cordell, E. (1854-01-01)
    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by shading and soundings. "Soundings expressed in fathoms and show the depth at mean low water." Includes table of abbreviations. Discovered in October, 1854, by the hydrographic party under the command of Lieut. H.S. Stellwagen, U.S.N, Assist ; A.D. Bache, Supdt. ; drng. by E. Cordall, engg by App. S.W. Bradley.
  • Scituate Harbor, Mass.: Plan Showing Condition of Improvement, June 30, 1886

    United States Army Corps of Engineers (1886-01-01)
    "To accompany annual report of 1886. "The soundings are expressed in feet and tenths and refer to mean low water."
  • Harbor of Refuge at Hyannis, Mass.

    United States Army Corps of Engineers (1903-01-01)
    Signed: P.B., '03. "U.S. Engineer Office, Boston, Mass." "Official: Carrius E. Gillette, Captain of Eng'rs, U.S.A." "Depths refer to mean low water."
  • Martha's Vineyard Mass. Eastern End

    United States Army Corps of Engineers (1890-01-01)
    Map "B." Soundings refer to mean low water. "To accompany report of this date to the Chief of Engineers, Washington, D.C.W.R. Livermore, Major of Engineers." Inset drawing "Section of breakwater" Scale 1: 66 (1 in = 50ft.).
  • Tidal Currents of Nantucket Shoals

    United States Coast Survey; Bache, A.D. (1854-01-01)
    "From observations by C.H. Davis, C.H. McBlaire & H.S. Stellwagen, Lieuts, U.S.N., assistants." "Soundings in feet" Includes tidal information. "Lith. James Ackerman, N.Y." "A No. 12"
  • Provincetown Harbor, Mass.

    U.S. Engineer Office (1876-01-01)
    Map of Provincetown Harbor, Massachusetts, showing locations of the towns of Provincetown, Pond Village, and Truro. Harbors and ponds shown include Hatches Harbor, Lancy's Harbor, East Harbor Pond, The Salt Meadow. Islands, light houses, and landforms are also indicated on the map. Mean low tide depths are show within the area labeled as Provincetown Harbor.
  • Comparative Sketch of the Handkerchief Shoal Entrance to Nantucket Sound, Mass. Showing its Increase

    United States Coast and Geodetic Survey (1875-01-01)
    Shows the change and increase in the shoal from the 1853 survey to the 1874-5 survey.
  • Massachusetts, Gloucester Sheet

    United States Geological Survey; Gannett, Henry; Baker, Marcus; U.S. Coast and Geodetic and Borden Surveys (1893-01-01)
    Relief shown by contours, isolines and spot heights. Contour interval 20 feet. Surveyed in 1886. Text and ill. on verso. Henry Gannett, chief geographer; Marcus Baker, geographer in charge; topography by E.W.F. Natter.
  • Wellfleet Harbor Massachusetts Showing Proposed Improvements

    Haagensen, Sophus; Gillespie, George L.; U.S. Engineer Office (1887-01-01)
    This map is a nautical chart showing Wellfleet Harbor and part of Cape Cod Bay. Indicated on the chart are Billingsgate Shoal, Lieutenant Id. Shoal, Smalley's Bar, Quahaug Ground, Deep Hole, Stony Bar, Herring River, Town Creek, Blackfish Creek. Soundings refer to mean low water.
  • Preliminary Sketch Showing the Position of the Shoal Recently Discovered by the Coast Survey

    United States Coast Survey (1846-01-01)
    "No.8". Depths shown by soundings in feet. Chart includes Old South Shoal and New South Shoal. Includes bearings, distances, tides and tidal currents, and bottom types. "Position determined by the hydrographic party under the command of Chas. H. Davis, Lieutenant, U.S. Navy." "Outline of Nantucket from map of William Mitchell, Esq. of Nantucket."
  • Massachusetts New Bedford Sheet

    Gannett, Henry; Bodfish, Sumner H.; Smyth, Henry Lloyd; U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey; Borden Survey (1885-01-01)
    Coastal map of New Bedford, Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Rochester. Includes railroads, light houses, coastal islands, and necks and points. Relief is shown by contours, isolines and spot heights. The contour interval is 20 feet. Surveyed in 1885.
  • Entrance to Nantucket Sound

    United States Coast Survey (1877-01-01)
    Nautical map of Nantucket Sound. Shows part of Nantucket, Cape Cod, islands off the coast of Cape Cod. Includes Monomoy Island, Morris Island, coastal Harwich Port, Squam Head (Nantucket), light houses, beaches, shoals. Depths shown by isolines and soundings. Includes bouys, soundings, and tidal information.
  • Newburyport Harbor, Mass.

    Corps of Engrs., U.S.A.; Mansfield, S. M. (1895-01-01)
    Map of Newburyport Harbor, Mass. Shows Plum Island, Salisbury Beach. The soundings are expressed in feet and tenths and are referred to the plane of mean low water. Chart showing "Thalwegs from gorge to ocean." It includes tidal information. "To accompany annual report for the year ending June 30, 1895."
  • Preliminary Chart of Bass River Harbor Massachusetts

    United States Coast Survey; Bache, A.D.; Eakin, C.M.; Gluck, J.B.; McBliar, C.H. (1854-01-01)
    Nautical chart of Nantucket Sound from Bass River Harbor. Shows the coast of Cape Cod with the towns of West Yarmouth, South Yarmouth, West Dennis, West Harwich. Depths shown by soundings and isolines.
  • Nantucket and Vineyard Sounds: from Cross Rip to Nobska Point

    United States Coast Survey (1880-01-01)
    Nautical map of Nantucket and Vineyard Sounds, specifically from Cross Rip to Nobska Point. Depths shown by isolines and soundings. Soundings in fathoms at low tide. Includes tidal information.
  • Boston Harbor, Massachusetts

    U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (1906-01-01)
  • Gloucester Harbor, Massachusetts

    U.S. Coast Guard (1910-01-01)
    Gives a history and description of the harbor along with navigation, historical, and tourist information in upper left hand quadrant.
  • Charles River Basin: contour map of lower basin

    Freeman, John R.; Committee on Charles River Dam (1903-01-01)
    From surveys and soundings made in August and September 1902, under supervision of John R. Freeman, engineer to the Committee. Shows water depth, and surrounding streets, railroads, ponds.
  • Charles River Basin

    Freeman, John R.; Metropolitan Park Commission for Committee on Charles River Dam (1903-01-01)
    Map no.1, Section 1: Watertown Dam to Arsenal St. Map includes water depth of the Charles River, surrounding roads, ponds, railroads, locations of sewer overflows, and the Watertown Dam.
  • Gloucester Harbor, Massachusetts: Inner Harbor

    Gillespie, George L.; Army Corps of Engineers (1887-01-01)
    Depths shown by contours and soundings in fathoms and tenths taken at mean low water. "Respectfully forwarded to the Chief of Engineers with letter of this date (October 15, 1887) G.L. Gillespie, Lt. Col. of Engineers."

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