Pilot chart of the South Pacific


Pilot chart of the South Pacific

Item Information

Title:
Pilot chart of the South Pacific
Title (alt.):
South Pacific
Cartographer:
Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873
Contributor:
United States. Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography
Publisher:
United States. Hydrographic Office
Contributor:
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
Date:
[ca. 1851–1859]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
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
Places:
South Pacific
Publisher:
Washington, D.C. : United States Hydrographical Office
Notes (citation):
Navigation, volume 18, number 2, pages 123-137
Notes:
Sheet no. 6 only.
Shows prevailing wind direction by month.
"Series C."
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.
Extent:
1 map on 6 sheets ; sheets 94 x 67 cm or smaller
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_015505
Call #:
G9251.C842 1851 .M38
Barcode:
39999085936639
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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