Pilot chart of the South Pacific
- Pilot chart of the South Pacific
- Title (alt.):
- Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873
- United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography
- United States. Hydrographic Office
- United States Naval Observatory
- Name on Item:
by M.F. Maury, L.L.D., Lieut. U.S. Navy ; Superin'dt. of U.S.N. Observatory ; compiled from materials in the Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography, Commodre Charles Morris, Chief of Bureau
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Winds--South Pacific Ocean--Charts, diagrams, etc
Nautical charts--South Pacific Ocean
Marine meteorology--South Pacific Ocean--Charts, diagrams, etc
Pilot guides--South Pacific Ocean--Charts, diagrams, etc
South Pacific Ocean--Charts, diagrams, etc
Washington, D.C. :
United States Hydrographical Office
- Notes (citation):
Navigation, volume 18, number 2, pages 123-137
Sheet no. 6 only.
Shows prevailing wind direction by month.
The pilot charts were released as series C a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts," series A-F. These charts were designed for sailing ships and recorded wind direction observations made by mariners on previous voyages. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," by Marc I. Pinsel, in Navigation : Journal of the Institute of Navigation, v. 28, no. 2 (Summer, 1981), p. 123-137.
Sheets individually numbered, e.g.: Series C. No. 1., Sheet 2. Series C; Sheets also numbered in upper left margin, e.g.: 60, 61.
Includes diagrams and notes in map area with signature of M.F. Maury.
- 1 map on 6 sheets ; sheets 94 x 67 cm or smaller
Scale not given
- Call #:
G9251.C842 1851 .M38
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